Tag - Positively

Focusing on the Present to Avoid a Negative Future

I want to talk to you today about living in the present. Focusing on the present. Yes, the future matters, and planning and setting goals is something we should do, but it’s not something we do at the expense of the present. And yes, we need to acknowledge and learn from the mistakes and successes of our past. But once again, we shouldn’t dwell on the past to the extent that it takes us away from the present. Matthew 6:31-34 tells us: “So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we...

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Stop Asking Why, How, and When: Just Do It!

I have three words for you that I want you to truly take to heart. Just do it! Did your mother or father every say those words to you when you were young? Mine did. If I questioned an order, they were quick to remind me that I was to just do what they said. The same is true of our heavenly Father. When God gives us a command, we must do what He asks. We can’t step around the issue. As His servants, His loving children, we have to hear His Words and take action. We have to stop the...

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