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Battle of the Mind

Everyone has those days where they get a little down on themselves. The biggest Battle of the Mind is to remember that you are valuable and doing your best! Everybody deserves a break sometimes.

Battle of the Mind

Ahh… Today is one of those days where I feel like my mind is all over the place. I’m getting myself overwhelmed by the to-do list in my head for the blog, the house, and helping my son learn. I am a task-oriented person. So I feel a sense of failure if I don’t “check off” the things on my list.  I then come to the point of just wanting to cry because the list is too long, and I don’t know if I have it in me to accomplish the things I want. {and do them with excellence}

It’s amazing to me the power of the mind. When you start to linger on one bad thought {or lie about yourself} it just starts to compound. I’m a failure. I’m fat. I’m unloved. I’m unaccomplished. I don’t have any friends. I’m just a mom. All lies!!! I am none of those things. I AM a daughter of the most High God. I AM accepted. I AM beautiful and treasured. I AM much LOVED.  I AM redeemed and forgiven from all the sins of my past. Those are the things that are true. This IS my identity, not the former. I no longer have to walk with my head held down in shame or worry what others think of me. The chains that have drug me down from my past have been broken. I have been set free from those things! The only person I WANT to please is my Father above.

With the battle going on in my head I just decided to sit down and turn on some Worship music. {Bethel Live – For the Sake of the World to be exact} It is an incredible album and I definitely recommend getting it, the singers are most definitely anointed by the Holy Spirit. I found myself just relaxing and resting in the Fathers presence. Peace. Calm. Rest.

I am not measured by what I accomplish. I am measured by how I love!

To bring it home; I am not measured by the cleanliness of my house, the amount of meals I make for my family, the times I post on my blog per week, the amount of “Facebook likes” I have, or the appearance of my body. I AM measured on how I love those around me {my neighbors, my family, my friends, my husband} and how I love my Creator.

So… no recipe today. I am off to rest and stop striving!

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6 comments on “Battle of the Mind”

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    Left Coast Larry

    My wife and I have been enjoying your blog. It was an honor to see you and your wonderful family last week. We hope to try some of your fabulous recipes….the pix are mouth watering. Well, let me clarify that. I would definitely like to try the recipes; however, this would all depend on my talented wife making them!!!! Keep on keepin’ on and enjoy the day. Sometimes tomorrow can wait.

    1. Awwww. Thanks so much, that means ALOT! It was great to see you guys as well. πŸ™‚ I hope you can a chance to try the recipes soon as well, and that your wifey starts to get better so she can start cooking for you! πŸ™‚

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    Happy Valley Chow

    Hey Krista! I am a new follower of your blog and I have to say you do a fantastic job. Really love the posts I have read through. Everybody needs a break, so just enjoy yourself and recharge! Can’t wait to see what else you come up with, great job!

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

    1. Awesome!!! So glad to meet a new follower and I appreciate the encouragement! You’re right everyone needs a little break every once in a while. Thanks for stopping by! πŸ™‚