Today I am once again participating in my friend Cheryl’s simplifying journey. A couple of weeks ago I asked the Lord how to participate in the journey to simplify and still stay on track with the message that is the heart of my blog. I understood Him to say “simplify the message”. I find that I often complicate things too much, and really do need to keep things simple.
There is a passage in the Bible that has become such an important part of my life. It is Philippians 4:8 and it says “Finally, brothers, 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.” (NIV)
This verse in Philippians is pretty straightforward about how we should be conducting our thought life. I am challenged by this verse on a regular basis.
As someone who has found freedom from sex and pornography addiction, I find it very necessary to be disciplined in my thought life.
Anyone who desires freedom from addiction must be disciplined in their thought life.
Anyone who desires to live a life pleasing to our Father must be disciplined in their thought life.
Anyone who desires to live a focused life with positive outcomes must be disciplined in their thought life.
Our thoughts determine how we act.
That is pretty simple.
Linking up with Cheryl for her Saturday Simplify series: