“I want what you have,” she declared as she stared deep into my soul with her searching eyes.
I was a bit taken aback. “Excuse me?” What I really meant was, “What do you mean?”
“You’re always so full of joy. I can see it in your eyes.”
I’ve heard similar sentiments many times over in the last few years, and often it brings me to tears…tears of joy.
When God makes a promise, He fulfills it. Are you waiting for a move of God in your life? As you watch and wait for God to fulfill promises, what are you looking for? What do you see?
God is faithful. The question is can we trust Him in the midst of our trials? When we believe God will fulfill His promises to us, we can look at our difficult circumstances and maintain our hope.
It seemed impossible to me. We searched for answers, but in our humanness, we found none. Doubt and despair tempted us. Some had shared that if they were in our shoes, they would probably curl up in a ball and pull the covers over their head. I never saw what good that would do. I have much more of a take-charge kind of personality. The problem was, there wasn’t anything I could do other than depend on Him to intervene. [more]
Today on Ask Dr. B, a reader asks:
Dear Dr. B, I’ve heard that you overcome negativity by speaking the truth instead. Do you have any practical applications for how to put that into practice? Sincerely, Nagged by the Negative
Dr. Bengtson shares 4 simple yet effective steps to combat negativity including 9 truths from God’s word that you can speak when you recognize a lie from the enemy.