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06 Dec

The Millennial Warrior The Sword of the Spirit   And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the spirit, which is the word of God; praying always with all prayer and supplication in the spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints. Ephesians 6:17-18 The sword of the spirit is both an offensive and defensive weapon. The rest of the armor is for protection, “defensive” from the fiery darts of the…..

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27 Nov

The Millennial Warrior Introduction     Have you ever been faced with a crisis or situation that money can’t fix? A situation that defies all reason? I am of the mindset this situation requires the support of a higher power. I would like to introduce you to an alternate route to navigate through this world. This route is as ancient as the beginning of time. This route is not for the faint of heart or for the non-believer. This route…..

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11 Nov

Forty-two years ago today a seventeen year old unwed mother gave birth to a 8lb 13.5 oz baby boy at 4:43 in the afternoon. She thought she would not survive the experience. Her mother sat beside her bed gently stroking her hand, softly declaring over and over all would be okay. This young lady felt loved, as her family and friends awaited the birth of her son. I still feel that love. I am so grateful. Cheryl Lewis

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31 Oct

I’m stepping out! A new creation! We discussed in past post how an individual may participate in destructive behavior to lessen the pain of a traumatic life changing event in one’s life. I refer to this life changing event as an assault. This behavior may become habitual and may be responsible for the individual disengaging from a healthy lifestyle. The behavior may become so offensive to an individuals loved ones, they eventually alienate the individual from their lives. This offensive…..

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24 Oct

I’m stepping out! Join a support group My dear mother use to say, “Tell me who your friends are, and I will tell you who you are.” While I accept the fact that I am not a mirror image of my friends, I feel we share a common belief system. Point being, like attracts like. If you are accustomed to exhibiting bad behavior on a regular basis, you will attract, and gravitate towards the bottom feeders. If you wish to change…..

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03 Oct

I’m stepping out! Define your triggers Once we identify bad behavior or habits in our lives, we must start annihilating them one at a time from our daily routine. Its imperative we identify what triggers the bad behavior or habit. A trigger is to an addict, as a land mine is to a soldier. Both individuals must have heightened senses, warning them of the insidious dangers lurking nearby.  

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26 Sep

I’m stepping out! Substitute bad Behavior with positive behavior Offensive behavior or habits are usually initiated in one’s life to provide comfort from a stressful event or entertainment from boredom. Whatever the reason for the offensive behavior or habit, we must rid ourselves of them. Once we determine the reason for the offensive behavior or habit, we can find a positive substitute. If your trying to quit smoking and you tend to smoke when you drink, avoid drinking. You may also try…..

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19 Sep

I’m stepping out! Concentrate and commit Each day when you awaken, concentrate on one offensive behavior you wish to work on. After you have selected a behavior or habit you wish to eliminate, commit to resisting the impulse to participate in the behavior throughout your day. Reward yourself when you have successfully made it through a day without participating in the offensive behavior. You must concentrate on one behavior at a time, giving it your full attention. We are all…..

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