Do you ever feel like the heat of a bad moment overwhelms you? You know in your head you need to stop and remember the presence of Christ when a problem hits, but it’s hard to actually do it in real life. If you’re like me, you might let a flat tire, empty bank account, or doctor’s appointment set off a broken record of negative talk in your mind and on your tongue.
Recently I went to a marriage seminar where I discovered I have an unhealthy thinking pattern: magnifying my problems. In other words, I make mountains out of molehills. Sometimes I allow one small mishap to ruin my whole day, or I let my whole life revolve around one problem. [Read more…]