Mind Renovation – Day 8 – Marvelous Mindset

Is your mind set?

We know how to SET the thermostat to cool the house in the Texas heat.

We know how to SET the GPS for our road trip destination.

We know how to SET the oven temperature to cook the brownies.

We recently watched the Rio olympic volleyball teams SET the ball for the killer spike.

We can SET a date for the big event.

We SET the alarm clock for the next day.

Why is it so hard to SET our minds? 

As a society we are busier with more potential distractions than ever before. We’re dinged with notifications, we’re buzzed with texts, we’re targeted by marketers, we’re lobbied for votes, and hustled by unsolicited emails.

Just as we focus our thoughts to God’s calling and commit to follow through with serving our neighbor, loving our spouse and staying positive–SQUIRREL! (You know this inside joke if you’ve seen the adorable movie, Up! Dug, the yellow dog is wholeheartedly committed to the adventure, until…you guessed it, he sees a squirrel and then all attention is diverted and the mission is abandoned.)  Continue reading…