Daily Devotional

Seeing with New Eyes


Several years ago, I wanted to adopt a more positive attitude in life. Remembering Philippians 4:8, I thought it might help to memorize the verse and try to follow its teaching. But the task still felt overwhelming.

Then, I realized I could break down the verse into smaller phrases and focus on one virtue each day. On Monday, I began. If I started to think negatively, I repeated to myself, Whatever is true, think on these things , and I focused on various verses in the Bible since they reveal God’s truths. The process invigorated and energized ...

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