Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

I know it’s been a while since I last blogged, but lately I have been inclined to share a lesson that I had to relearn recently. Whatever you allow to consume your thoughts will soon manifest into reality. Therefore, watch your thoughts for they will become your words. Mind your words for they will become your actions and your actions will be your habits. I know this! At least I thought I did.

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I preached it day in and day out to my friends, but here I was, not even following my own advice. Not following what I read and studied in books. I am here now holding myself accountable and sharing my experience. Recently, a situation came up where I allowed a negative thought to manifest. I began to act in them (only for a short while- which was still too long) I pushed my negative thoughts and insecurity onto someone that has grown close to me. Why? Stupid fear (that jerk again). It took their positive nature to kindly check me, which forced me to pause and say to myself, “Whoa! Who am I becoming?” I then thought, this isn’t a new behavior. I have been doing this for quite some time and always justified it. Not this time. I am thankful that someone was able to be honest and up front with me and communicate it and God allowed me to listen and keep my rebuttals short. Two ears, one mouth. It was time for me to check myself.

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So, I prayed. I read. I prayed some more. I reflected on my behavior. It clicked. I allowed my past hurt to push into current life. In every aspect of my life I needed to redirect my thoughts, words and actions to reflect of what I was feeling. Positive. In order to evolve in light I was destined to shine under, I had to evolve the way I did things, the way I thought and the words I spoke. Again, I prayed. I read some more. I sat in silence and I righted my wrongs. I am still a work in progress, but I realized nothing is the same. Everything is different, so why approach it all in the same way? And I must tell you… I feel so much better!

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-New & Improved V

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12 thoughts on “Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

  1. Reblogged this on hugsnblessings and commented:
    Heidi-ho! It has been awhile since I’ve done a re-blog Saturday and it has not been because I haven’t experienced a plethora of great reading! There have been so many posts I have been eager to include in my cyber-space-say-I place…for my own benefit of re-reading and to share in this safe-place for any others who might stumble upon such words they are in need of.

    If you read something that tugs at your heart I do pray you hold on tight to what you hear, re-read when necessary, and apply when called upon to do so! Wouldn’t but life be a little brighter if we did?

    I say, “Let there be light…”

    hugs n’ blessings to what you will hear in the silence of your heart that it break free as light in the darkness!

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