As I studied Psalm 2, I thought about what a privilege we have in our relationship with our own personal King Jesus.
Royalty can be a bit of a strange concept to us in the US. I remember, however, that awe-inspiring sensation I felt standing in the throne room of the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain. It felt spectacular, sacred, and exceptionally special.
As Christians, when we seek our King, we don't have to wait in line or pay in order to visit Him. We don't have to stand back from afar or be watched via security cameras. We don't have to wait for Him to give us permission to speak.
We simply need to approach His throne boldly.
This candid conversation with author Victoria Hyla Maldonado took as many twists and turns as the plots in her novels.
We unraveled so much more than . . .
The Powerful Impact of Forgiveness: Take these 2 Steps Today to Walk in Goodness, Gladness & Joy (Psalm 32)
Psalm 32 is one that calls a man BLESSED to be forgiven.
Sin has always been a stumbling block between God and man. It has deprived us of all the goodness and divine inheritance we have through Jesus's great sacrifice, death, and resurrection.
Sin separates us from God--making us feel unqualified to enter into His presence.
Yet the "remedy" is clear.
You can take these 2 immediate steps as your heart longs to draw near to God seeking His forgiveness:
Nobody likes to make mistakes, trip up, fail, or miss a shot. Goofing up once is one thing, but goofing up repeatedly and driving your mind and thoughts into a pretty deep pit is quite another.
Today on the Choose 2 Think Podcast, I share a story about my recent (epic fail) experience at the Bluegrass States Games Pickleball Tournament in Lexington, KY. I was so focused on winning that I did not foster the proper mindset and healthy thought patterns DURING play.
Now when I play pickleball, I'm gonna hone in on the following 5 strategies to improve my game (and let the results take care of themselves). These tips help me foster the critical sports mindset AND help me with other obstacles I face in life off the court.
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