The Drift [EP:016]

Jul 28, 2022

 

A gradual shift in attitude, opinion or position.

An aimless course.

To move along a line of least resistance.

To vary or deviate from a set course or adjustment.

 

This is what it means to drift.

 

You will never drift into a mind filled with peace. You will never drift into a heart full of life. You will never drift into contentment and security. Perfect peace comes when we intentionally and continually fix our thoughts on God (Isaiah). A heart that flows with life comes when we constantly are on guard...carefully choosing what we let in. (Proverbs 4:23) Security comes when we cling to God (Psalm 63).

 

We can't think whatever we want, watch whatever we want, meditate on what ever we want and cling to whatever we want and hope to somehow stay aligned and focused on who God created us to be.

 

What do you do if you are caught in the drift?

Set boundaries and take ownership of your soul and do the hard work of keeping watch.

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Tips to Help You Get Through the Rest of the Year [EP:071]

Nov 19, 2020

There are only six more weeks left in the year! And yet the idea of getting through the rest of 2020 can seem really overwhelming. Things are constantly changing and it makes it extremely difficult because of the mental, emotional, and spiritual fatigue that comes every time we have to change plans.

In this episode, Jen gives you 5 tips to help you get through the rest of the year.

  • Take it One Week at a Time. Things are rapidly changing. When you make plans weeks and months ahead of time and need to change them it adds to the overwhelm. Taking it a week at a time makes it easier when you need to shift.
  • Do What's Easiest. We've had a year of "hard," and so have your people. Complexity complicates things and adds to the overwhelm. One of the best things you can do for yourself and your people is to do what is easiest! 
  • Give Yourself and Others Plenty of Grace. The. mental, emotional, and spiritual fatigue is real for you...and for everyone else. Grace upon grace upon grace....
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