I recently learned through a great message from our Children’s Pastor at our church, that trash talking is a strategy that an opposing athlete may employ when playing another team. Through trash talking, they will try to mess with your mind to get you to think differently, thus possibly changing your behavior and previously coached good habits, just by believing the trashy lies. That happened to me last week and continues this week as the enemy used people and circumstances to try and get my focus off of my Kingdom assignments. So I had to change my perspective.
Earlier this week, two people in one day (including one friend in the area) shared Nehemiah 6:3 which says that Nehemiah could not respond to everything that others wanted him to do, as he had some very important work to do. So I began to change my perspective as I have an important Kingdom assignment. And so do you.
Three out of every four years this is the first day of a month, but today it is the last day of a month – it changes your perspective just a little. Continue reading