3.25.15

Happy Wednesday to you!

In yesterday's post, we discussed the importance of acknowledging our spirits. Furthermore, we confessed the need to improve our spiritual wellness. A few of us committed to teaming up with loved ones to start the process. It was a beautiful time of heightened awareness that I am certain will lead to healing and growth. Nevertheless, I am cognizant that yesterday’s post will not be enough for some people.

Yes, we recognize our spiritual nature. Yes, we want to experience wellness in all aspects of life. There’s just one question. What are the actual steps that one can take to “start the process”? You can’t just tell people to seek spiritual wellness, and send them on their way. Everyone doesn’t have a group of friends or family to motivate them to stay the course. Everyone doesn't grow up learning about the importance of spiritual wellness. Hence, the reason for today's post. The following list provides tips on how to tend to the needs of your spirit. If you would like to share your own ideas, please feel free to leave a comment. 

  1. Appreciate and allow moments of quiet.
  2. Meditate on God’s word.
  3. Pray without ceasing. (You can pray anywhere at anytime. A silent prayer is acknowledged as much as prayers said aloud.)
  4. Take time to rest. (Sleeping for one or two hours a day is extremely unhealthy.)
  5. Give thanks throughout each day.
  6. Practice speaking with purpose.
  7. Remain slow to anger.

If you don’t know anyone who will keep you motivated, maybe you will have to serve as the leader. You may have to serve as motivation for the members of your community. Be mindful that if you are working towards total wellness, your life will convey your efforts. So, you will not have to do much talking. Your behavior will draw people to you. Soon they will ask you, “How do you achieve such peace?” or “How are you able to be so kind?” or “Why don’t you respond to negativity?” Consequently, you will have consent to discuss your journey to spiritual wellness. Perhaps, some of the people you share with will join you.

Love,

CompassionateLee

Romans 8:5 For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit. 6 For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. 7 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be. 8 So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God. 9 But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.