We all know that Spring is here and we should be "Spring Cleaning", How many of us really buckle down get the pail, mop, cleaning solution and clean, reorganize the closet, the cupboard? show of hands please. When we really look over our homes is their anything that is cluttered that we need to give away to charity, get rid of it, start something new this year wahoo!. Well when you are looking over your homes, check your spiritual inventory the word of God says "Let a man EXAMINE himself". So you might be saying how do I do this?Set aside a special time to begin your inventory.“ Schedule an appointment with yourself. Set aside a day or a weekend to get alone with God! Clear your mind of the present hassles of daily life.
“Happy are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8)
You may say were do I start? Analyze your past honestly do a “searching and fearless moral inventory,” you must step out of your denial! “Let us examine our ways and test them.” (Lamentations 3:40)
Keep your inventory balanced! don't just look at all the bad things of your past. As you compile your inventory, you will find that you have done some harmful things to yourself and others that you were unaware of. No one’s inventory (life) is flawless. We have all “missed the mark” in some area of our lives. Although in recovery we are not to dwell on the past, but we need to understand it so we can begin to allow God to change us. Jesus told us, “My purpose is to give life and life more abundantaly (John 10:10). One thing that has always helped me was to journal, I write things down all the time. My Pastor ( Pastor Tarran Carter) has taught the woman of Precious Jewels (which is awesome 2nd Tuesday of every month 7pm) to journal. So let's start the clean up mind, body and soul, and yes the house ladies declutter & simplify, remove everything that is a hinderance to your walk with God spiritually and physically.
Have a Blessed day......for more informationon Precious Jewels see below Ciao!
Pastor Tarran Carter
Perfecting Praise Ministries
43C Main st
Hempstead, NY 11550