Roller Coaster of Emotions

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Left unchecked, your feelings tend to drag you into the worst aspects of human nature—namely, shifting your attention and outlook from the long term to the short term. Instead of allowing your feelings to guide your decisions, allow God’s Word to be your compass. Compliance with God’s principles is the seldom discussed, timeless secret to […]

Upgrade Your Life!

Upgrade Your Life - Tommy Newberry

When you find yourself emotionally low, you can be pretty sure that you’ve been dwelling on the not-so-good stuff. In this low state, your mind plays tricks on you. If you’re trying to implement The 4:8 Principle, it is important to start noticing your emotions and how they spiral quickly upward or downward. This increased […]

Take the Driver’s Seat

Take The Driver's Seat - Tommy Newberry The 4:8 Principle

When you find yourself emotionally low, you can be pretty sure that you’ve been dwelling on the not-so-good stuff. In this low state, your mind plays tricks on you. If you’re trying to implement the 4:8 Principle, it is important to start noticing your emotions and how they spiral quickly upward or downward. This increased […]

Decisions of Biblical Proportions

Decisions of Biblical Proportions - Tommy Newberry

The longer you have been led by your feelings, the harder it will be to establish reason as the basis for future decision making. Our culture celebrates empathy, enabling, and emotion-driven morality. Succinctly put, I’m told that if it feels right in my heart, then I should do it. Yet it is through our feelings […]

Gratitude Makes for a Great Attitude

Gratitude Makes for a Great Attitude - Tommy Newberry

Gratitude is a conviction, a practice, and a discipline. It’s an essential nutrient, a kind of spiritual amino acid for human growth, creativity, and joy. Gratitude involves channeling your energy and attention toward what is present and working rather than toward what’s absent and ineffective. And gratitude can be cultivated at ever-deepening levels. In the […]