Are you feeling discouraged? Worthless? Struggling to stay motivated?
Here's a nugget of truth from Dr. James Dobson to help you fight against those negative feelings:
“…we can't depend on our feelings and passions to govern our lives or assess the world around. Emotions are unreliable – biased – whimsical. They lie as often as they tell the truth. They are manipulated by hormones – especially in the teen years – and they wobble dramatically from early morning, when we're rested, to the evening, when we're tired. One of the evidences of emotional maturity is the ability (and the willingness) to overrule ephemeral feelings and govern our behaviour with the intellect and the will.”
—(When God Doesn’t Make Sense, Dr. J. Dobson, p 47)
Remember: when discouragement sets in, filter your thoughts through Scriptural truths. Often our thoughts are un-truths and the burdens of these lies weigh us down. The truth is that you are God's precious and holy child, deeply treasured solely for who you are, not what you accomplish for Him!
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