Our Inner Dialogue
Our words are powerful. Jesus told us about the power of our words when He said ‘tell that mountain to move and it will’ (Mark 11:23). The words we speak to others and even the words we speak to ourselves are full of power. We can remember to be kind to others and then we forget to be kind to ourselves. The words we speak to ourselves can be a crucial part of our day. The words that we speak to ourselves can be hopeful and full of faith or they can make us feel like we are missing even the tiniest little mustard seed of faith. Proverbs 18:21 MSG “Words kill, words give life; they’re either poison or fruit—you choose.” Our own inner dialogue can put us on a path towards negativity or we can choose to be a positive influence on ourselves. We can speak hope into our own lives by checking our inner speech along with our outer attitude. Look up instead of down, and see the beauty and abundance that are included in the moments of our lives. Speak kindly to ourselves and to others. Choose to laugh at ourselves and find a positive perspective instead of whining and complaining. Remind ourselves that we are able because our God enables us. Encouraging others can become our own encouragement. Forgive, seek forgiveness and offer grace and mercy with love (even to ourselves). Learn new things and then go learn something else. Be silly, be happy and give generously. Sing and dance and be playful. Be honest, be humble and display integrity. Say please and thank you, and remember to thank God every day for the joy that we are going to experience. Speak with hope and be inspired in that hope by seeking inspiration through our relationship with Jesus, because Jesus is where we find hope and our inspiration.