Get Behind Me, Satan!

I want to take a moment and thank all of you who commented on the post Full Disclosure. Each and every one of your words have touched my heart. I had to stop and thank God. That type of unity in Christ’s love is what causes the devil to tremble in fear.

Words have immense power. Words of criticism lead to insecurity. Whereas words of encouragement reinforce our faith.

Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body. (Proverbs 16:24)

When I began this spiritual journey, I thought most opposition would come from non-Christians. Atheists, particularly. That’s not the case. The biggest challenges came from Christians with strict doctrine. Those who say “in love” things like:

  • You have no business speaking Christ’s name.
  • You need to stop doing this and that right now. No wonder you had rough experiences.

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MEpiphany

Due to the craziness of the start of Fall Semester, I missed my appointment with the psychiatrist.

As a result, I didn’t have a prescription waiting for me after I went through the last battle.

Note: I thought I typed bottle but during the re-read, I see I put battle. That’s even better.

I am going to get that appointment and prescription taken care of this week, though. I know I need to be on medication, because I get to the point where I can’t even stand being around my own emotionally unstable ass. >.<

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30/30 Challenge: Day 10

women's devotional bible #3030challenge

In contrast to last night’s study on humility this evening I went over confidence. Interestingly enough, I didn’t intend on studying confidence.

I wasn’t sure what to study, having nailed my biggies: anger, forgiveness, and patience. So I prayed for God to direct me and show me what I need to brush up on and confidence seemed to stick out.

I always believed myself a confident woman. But after reading what the Bible had to say on the subject, I realized I wasn’t really confident. Just some unbalanced combination of narcissistic and proud.

Based on what I read, this is what I gathered…

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