Devotional on Timothy 1:7
God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and sound mind.
You've heard of flower power, Timothy 1:7 speaks of "wow" power! Eliminate your fear and worry. Make today the day you live with a spirit of "wow!" Recognize the power God gave you when He made your spirit a loving one. Wow! Your mind is sharp, sound, and sensible. Wow! You can beat back the nasty spirit of fear with prayers of gratitude that say: "Wow! God is awesome, and I am made in His image." You have nothing to fear, and everything to look forward to: You are the living spirit of God.
Dear God, Looking at the world seems to be such an exhausting endeavor. Re-train my mind so that I see the possibilities. Be with me as I look at what is and sift through it to find that kernel of hope. Allow me to face reality but focus on possibility as I keep my feet on the ground and my eyes to the sky.