Tag: Attitude

Choice #3 – Choose to speak positively about others – Part 2

Choice #3 – Choose to speak positively about others – Part 2

Here's another hard-won lesson I've learned about trying to speak only positively about others: My first impressions of subordinates, colleagues and my own superiors – whether in secular service or the ministry – has almost always been wrong. As I have worked with people and gotten to know them better, generally my assessment of their … Continue reading Choice #3 – Choose to speak positively about others – Part 2

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Choice #3: –Choose to speak positively about others – Part 1

Choice #3: –Choose to speak positively about others – Part 1

This third component of a winning, God-honored attitude is incredibly important – and it is one of the easiest to violate; it goes contrary to our selfish, fallen nature, after all. But speaking positively about others is nothing less than a command direct from the Word of God: “Don’t criticize and speak evil about each … Continue reading Choice #3: –Choose to speak positively about others – Part 1

Choice #2 – Choose to fill your mind with God’s thoughts – Part 2

Choice #2 – Choose to fill your mind with God’s thoughts – Part 2

The second step toward controlling thoughts comes the moment you begin to worry. Instead of allowing your imagination to fire up the projector again – this time a horror flick featuring your fears – use worry as a cue to start praying.  For me, it is really that simple. As soon as I realize I … Continue reading Choice #2 – Choose to fill your mind with God’s thoughts – Part 2

Choice #2 –  Choose to fill your mind with God’s thoughts – Part 1

Choice #2 –  Choose to fill your mind with God’s thoughts – Part 1

Again, in a different arena – that of the mind – it is all about control. Before God can pour His thinking into your being, you have to make room in that cluttered closet of a brain so many of us have. The Apostle Paul certainly knew all about this second component of the godly … Continue reading Choice #2 –  Choose to fill your mind with God’s thoughts – Part 1