If ever there was a checklist I needed to follow heading into the Holy season of Advent, it is this one from Paul.
Experience has shown me time and again that when my attention shifts from a focus on these things, my soul aches.
When I let other things in, I only feel depressed, hopeless, bitter, angry, jealous, self-righteous, fearful, and any number of damaging emotions and outlooks.
Something really does change when I consciously work to focus on these characteristics of God in what I read, watch, listen to, speak. It is a game-changer.
I’m keeping this list handy. I’m deleting and cutting out a few things today that overwhelmingly divert my attention elsewhere