“Worrying cannot change a thing, but faith can change everything.” Tracie Miles
I woke up this morning with a bad attitude! From the moment I rolled out of bed I was in a mood. I didn’t want to go to work. I didn’t want to see the people I work with. I wasn’t in the mood to spend another day feeling like no one appreciated me or even knew I existed.
So I grumbled, groaned, showed up a few minutes late and spent most of my day with the door to my office closed.
Then, I read Chapter 7 of “Stressed-Less Living”.
I underlined almost the entire chapter.
I reread the story of David and Goliath a couple of times.
Because, I sometimes compare myself to him.
God tells me what he wants me to do.
And I question him.
I thought David did that, too.
But not this time.
When David went to see his brothers the Bible says “David left his things with the keeper of supplies, ran to the battle lines and asked his brothers how they were.? I Samuel 17:22.
No hesitation. No question.
He saw what needed to be done and he did it.
He didn’t question why. He didn’t ask if someone else could do it.
He just did it.
I want to be like that.
I want to hear God and do.
I don’t want my attitude to be such that God can’t work through me and in me.
I will embrace the verse from Philipians 4:7-8
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
So, tomorrow morning, I am going to wake up with a new attitude.
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an endthey are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” Lamentations 3:21-24