Be still, and know that I am God
This world of couponing and deal hunting does something to me if I am not careful. It clouds my mind with all sorts of trivial things. Something is wrong when I'm trying to fall asleep, and my mind is spinning with thoughts of CVS and Walgreens scenarios, shopping lists, and grocery store ads. What I think about molds who I am. If I constantly think about earthly things, then I will live for the things of this earth. How can I keep my thoughts on the things that matter? Only by spending time in God's Word - by being still. I need to block out the distractions of this life and focus on my wonderful Savior, Jesus Christ. Is there anything wrong with finding good deals and using coupons? Of course not. But when those things become a distraction rather than a tool for using our finances wisely, they become sinful. If our minds are so filled with those things that God starts to be crowded out, we need to take a step back, be still, and turn our focus back to where it needs to be. What about you? Are you taking the time to be still, or are you letting things of this world take over your thoughts?
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