Why Are You Acting Like You Don’t Know What To Do
In my mind, I was rehearsing the scenario that took place the previous day. The more I thought about it, the angrier I became. This individual offended me and I was allowing the offense to consume me. Before I could go deeper into thought about the situation; the Holy Spirit got my attention with this question, “Why are you acting like you don’t know what to do?” At that moment, I knew He was reminding me that instead of getting worked up about the situation my initial response should be prayer. I paused and quickly shifted gear and began to pray about the situation. My heart went from feeling anxious and unsettled to being filled with the peace of God.
8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
About the Author
Anika Jones is a speaker and author of the book Lessons Learned Along The Way: A 40 Day Devotional. She blogs about faith and family at LivingForLater.com and posts weekly videos on her YouTube channels, Living For Later (@livingforlater) and Living Life Now (@livinglifenow). Anika loves speaking about developing intimacy with God and understanding who we are in Christ. She serves alongside her husband in ministry. They live in Illinois with their 6 children.