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Mind Over Matter and Emotions (the heart of the matter), part 7

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21 (NIV) To live into the goodness of our emotions, we have to be sure they’re really good. The world echoes “follow your heart,” “follow your dreams,” and “do what makes you happy.”  Because we equate our hearts with our emotions, it seems okay to go after what we...

Mind Over Matter and Emotions (the goodness of emotions), part 6

“Negative emotions like loneliness, envy, and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life; they are big, flashing signs that something needs to change.” Gretchen Rubin Having right thoughts matter. Honoring our emotions matter too.  As much trouble as emotions cause, they offer an equal amount of goodness. We’re grateful for...

Mind Over Matter and Emotions (where do our emotions stand?), part 3

“Think about what you’re thinking about,” Joyce Meyer in Battlefield of the Mind: Winning the Battle in Your Mind There’s no saying “mind over emotions” even though there should be one to keep our emotions straight. People like me need a notice, a nudge, or maybe a brickbat. I doubt I would have listened, though, until I experienced...

Mind Over Matter and Emotions (the implication of mind over matter), part 2

"Mind over matter represents the triumph of will over physical hindrance. Our thoughts are our weapon against the world." The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought by David Adam Merriam Webster’s definition of “mind over matter” is a situation in which someone is able to control a physical condition,...

Mind Over Matter and Emotions (the battlefield), part 1

“Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.” Unknown If this quote had CliffsNotes, it’d say, “Watch your thoughts, they become your destiny.”  Our recent sermon titled “Every...

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