How I Overcame Thinking Negatives Thoughts And You Can Too!
For so many years, I entertained negative thoughts in my mind. Those thoughts stole my joy and my peace. I was living in fears. Doubts were haunting me. One day I asked myself: Would I leave the door of my house open in order for thieves to come? My answer was: No way! You may not understand the connection that I am making with negatives thoughts and thieves. Let me explain what I mean; thieves represent my negatives thoughts, fears and doubts. My house represents my mind where thousands of thoughts are presented to me daily. So, I should protect my mind in order to not think about negatives thoughts.
Why we should not think about negatives thoughts? Because our mind is the forerunner of our actions. The bible says “For as a man thinks in his heart, so is he”, Proverbs 23:7. Therefore, if your thoughts are negatives, your actions will be negative and it will affect your life.
I want to be honest with you; I still have to fight every day and applied those strategies to not think about negatives thoughts. I want to share with you different solutions that helped me not focusing thinking about negatives thoughts.
- Reject the negatives thoughts with the word of God. “Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity very thought to the obedience of Christ”, 2 Corinthians 10:5
- Renew your mind with the word daily.
- Mediate upon the word during the day. Memorize a verse and pondered on it, think what each word mean and how it can be applied in your life. There are many promises in the bible and we should only think about it.
- Stay positive as possible as you can. God said in his word;” finally brethren, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-if anything is excellent of praiseworthy- think about such things”, Philippians 4:8
- Listen to praise and worship music to fill your thoughts with God words.
Be bold and applied those solutions to overcome thinking negatives thoughts. Because you want to live a victorious life!