START A “TO DON’T LIST”

Start a “To Don’t List” “Normal people do normal things at a normal – breakneck – pace and never have enough time to do the most important things” (page 27, Weird, by Craig Groeschel) I am a normal person. For years I tried to do everything. And because of a strong sense of self I… Continue reading START A “TO DON’T LIST”

BE HONEST – PART 4

Be Honest – Part 4 In the past three weeks I have tried to show you how our “humanness” can cloud our listening to the Holy Spirit. We have looked at jealousy, having a critical nature and selfishness. The last question is: Are my emotions clouding my discernment? Our emotions have been given to us… Continue reading BE HONEST – PART 4

BE HONEST – PART 3

Be Honest – Part 3 In the first two posts I have described two of the things that can blindside us from the Truth in what God is telling us. I discussed both jealousy and a critical nature. This week’s question is: Do I have anything selfish to gain from this outcome? One sentence in… Continue reading BE HONEST – PART 3

BE HONEST – PART 2

Be Honest – Part 2 Last week I chose one of 4 questions that can be used to make sure that my discernment is God directed and not personal. I chose number 2 to start. Do I feel jealous or threatened? Today I will go back to number 1. Am I a critical person by… Continue reading BE HONEST – PART 2

BE HONEST – CAN YOU SEE YOURSELF?

Be Honest – Can you see yourself? We talked in Bible Study about discernment. One small part of that was to be able to say no to four questions before being open to hear the Holy Spirit (the Truth). The four questions were: Am I a critical or suspicious person by nature? Am I jealous… Continue reading BE HONEST – CAN YOU SEE YOURSELF?