Feelings

00:00

Description

God gave us more than a heart by which to process life. He gave us a mind as well.

Yesterday was a rough day for one of my kids that’s not too fond of getting up early.

On the way to school on this oh so pleasant morning, we were having quite the bonding moment as I explained to her that her actions were unacceptable and there would be consequences.

She complained that when she doesn’t feel like being nice, she can’t act nice. I simply replied our feelings should be indicators not dictators.  Feelings can show us where our hearts are but that doesn’t mean they have the right to boss us around at any given moment.

Now don’t get me wrong, I think it’s good to feel, but God gave us more than a heart by which to process life. He gave us a mind as well. And what my daughter needed to learn that day was that our minds help to keep our hearts in check and on course.

Please register for a free account to view this content

We hope you have enjoyed the 10 discipleship resources you have read in the last 30 days.
You have exceeded your 10 piece content limit.
Create a free account today to keep fueling your spiritual journey!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple

Related
Whaaaaaatt? Parenting Your “Man-Child & Drama Queen”
Brad Mathias
Career and Calling
Derwin L. Gray
Is Your Teenager Deaf?
Brad Mathias
Dealing with Deadlines
Cynthia Tobias
Alcohol and Drug Abuse
June Hunt
Follow Us

Want to access more exclusive iDisciple content?

Upgrade to a Giving Membership today!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple