"She is at a place
in her life
where peace is her priority
and negativity cannot exist."
This quote popped up, like an advertisement, when I was reading some blogs. It caught my attention as I thought back to my own mother growing older and it seemed like one day she had a brain shift and had come to a place where she just wasn't going to be riled anymore. Peace was her priority. Unfortunately, although she had a passionate love for Jesus, for many years she also had a very real addiction to alcohol that had robbed her of peace and joy. That peace that passes understanding was evident the last years of her life.
Sarah Young writes, "The nature of addiction is that you need more and more of a substance to get the same effect as before. This is a self-destructive trap. However, the more you make Me (Jesus) your Focus, the less dependent you are on other things."
One definition of addiction is: enthusiastically devoted to a particular thing or activity.
Do you have an addiction?
Is there a thing, person, activity which you show more devotion to than Christ?
It may be robbing the peace that Christ planned for you?
Let's take time for a brain shift concerning the priorities in our lives.
Lord, Jesus, today we pray that we may look up and make peace our priority by turning on the Holy Spirit as the Controller in our lives. Through that act help our brains shift as we become enthusiastically devoted to YOU! You are a life changer. Thanks for loving us.
In Your precious name, Amen
"And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding,
will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."