Life Back to normal (or…Skyy with no chip)

Life back to normal.

Stress has a way of making one seem crazy. I wonder if it is harder for someone who is a perfectionist.  It seems that if we think that life is hard……we bring about life being hard.

A hard lesson to learn is to always be grateful.

Be grateful for the blessings that come your way. You have to believe in your blessings. You have to have faith in yourself.

No one really knows the road that you had to walk to get to where you are. But you know it.

It really all depends on what you think of yourself.

What do you believe are your limits?

God has been so good to me at every turn. His Word defines who I am – His Word tells me who I can become in Him. The battle really is in the mind. People will make you feel less than…..

The art is … to know how to block their perceptions and to do what you do.

This week –  I heard that small, soft voice that directs my path. And I listened.

Life is hard enough, without others putting their opinions onto you. Even if the world thinks you are an idiot, God says that you are Blessed!

Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and blessed shalt thou be in the field.   Deuteronomy 28:3

If we hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments  the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth:

Man will try to bring you down. It seems that times are getting more and more evil. It truly is rare to meet someone who does not operate on other’s opinions. People speak in implications and think that it is OK to put you down because they don’t use the words directly.

I thought that I had beaten this desire to be liked and the desire for perfection. I thought that I was through trying to get others to see me. See me, not see me through preconceived perceptions. But apparently not.  Dec – NOW should have been some happy times. Resting in a blessing. But it was not to be.

It is time – NOW – to put down the chip that has been on my shoulder for years. It has no place on my path to heaven. It’s hard to let it go, but that small, soft voice is telling me – “to be blessed — Let it go”.  Let it go.  So what IS normal? Who am I without this chip?

I’m sure that my co-workers would love to know. I’m sure that my hubby would love to know. I would love to know.

I will tell you this, GOD knows—– and He wants me to see myself as He sees me.

Good bye old friend.

Skyy with no chip. (..or life back to normal)

LUST

Lust:  an emotion or feeling of intense desire in the body. The lust can take any form such as the lust for knowledge, the lust for sex or the lust for power.

a burning, intense desire for something is not necessarily wrong.  Yes, it is good to be balanced and level-headed, however, it is also good to have desires.

What do you desire? Me…

I have a strong, intense desire to truly know GOD.  To know everything there is to know – why the Creator of the Universe as called me to HIMSELF – through Jesus Christ.  I strongly desire to know how being in relationship with GOD empowers me to live a life with HIM in mind. A life of freedom from WANTING to do wrong.

I desire to let go of all the negative energies that come my way; those as a result of things that I give off and those given off by people who don’t quite understand who I am.  Either way, my desire is for the negative energies be converted into positive, helpful energies that benefits me and the people sending them.

I have a strong desire for knowledge:  It is manifested by my love for books. It is manifested in  my wanting to read everyone’s stories and find the differences and the similarities of their stories with mine. To me… life is a story… life is a book.  Chapter by chapter, story by story – this life leads us to something.  A desire for books is not wrong.

I have a strong desire for beauty — this is manifested by my love of clothes. Life is colorful and beautiful and the clothes that you chose to wear, reflects your love of colors. I just like to have many choices 🙂  There is nothing wrong with that.

I have a strong, strong desire for peace. It’s manifested in my willingness to be a doormat to people who I refuse to give up hope on.  That’s why I have said nothing  about being harassed through Facebook contacts and coded messages, through bogus phone calls on the job, through phony people trying to be friends in order to continue on the harassments.  Through it all — my strong desire is for peace. There is nothing wrong with that.

Loving GOD changes what we LUST for. Word games and bad intentions cannot separate us from the love of GOD. GOD’s love gives me the strength that I need to love myself. With all my faults, there is still something redeemable about me. NO MATTER WHAT.

I’ve met some really crazy, crazy people – and for a while, I thought I was crazy too. But GOD has called me to HIMSELF – through Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 1:7… For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.