Watch what you think as well as what you say….

A few months ago I sat staring at the TV and flipping channels trying to find something interesting, you know – the whole 300+ channels and nothing worth watching. I am not much for watching preachers on television, but that night something that Joyce Meyer said made me stop and listen. What she said was this…

Words have meaning in the spirit realm. We must realize and understand the power carried by our thoughts and words. They’re so powerful that they can bring either blessings or curses into our lives, depending on their nature. Our thoughts and words are like the rudder of a ship—they may seem small, but they affect the very direction of our lives.

Most of us never stop to think about what we say, or what others say in that frame of thought. When I did think about what she said for a while, I understood that she was right. When we react negatively, we allow fear to take over our thinking and what we say. We begin to dwell on things that have not happened and may not happen. Our negative thoughts cause us to speak the words that will shape our future. I remember telling my children to watch what came out of their mouths, never thinking to tell them to watch what they were thinking at the same time. I have come to realize that unless we control our thoughts, we cannot really control what we say. Proverbs 18:21 says, Death and life are in the power of the tongue….


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