Transformed 2.0

Transformed in My Vocational Health (Day 49)

We are Christ’s ambassadors. 2 Corinthians 5:20 (NLT) An ambassador is an official representative of the foreign country they come from.  They are able to negotiate on behalf of their home country.  Ambassadors work as messengers and interpreters on a temporary mission.  Everything the ambassador does is with the idea that their actions reflect back…

Transformed in My Vocational Health (Day 46)

Don’t be concerned only about your own interests, but also be concerned about the interests of others. Philippians 2:4 (GWT) It is important to take care of our own needs and those of our families.  Proverbs 13:22 tells us that a good man leaves an inheritance for their children’s children.  We can work and save…

Transformed in My Vocational Health (Day 44)

Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much… If you have not been trustworthy with someone else’s property, who will give you property of your own? Luke 16:10-12 (NIV) Parents know that children aren’t always responsible with other people’s property.  They may not take care of it and can accidentally…

Transformed in My Financial Health (Day 41)

It is better to be satisfied with what you have than to be always wanting something else. Ecclesiastes 6:9 (TEV)  An important facet of managing our finances is managing our desires.  Regardless of whether our income is average or above average, there is no amount of income we can’t outspend if we don’t manage our…

Transformed in My Financial Health (Day 38)

A wise man saves for the future, but the foolish man spends whatever he gets. Proverbs 21:20 (TLB) Have you ever looked back on a purchase you’ve made and thought to yourself, “I really didn’t need that,” or “I shouldn’t have bought that?”  There’s a certain guilt associated with buyer’s remorse — splurging when perhaps…

Transformed in My Relational Health (Day 34)

A friend loves at all times. Proverbs 17:17 (NIV) Yesterday, we reminded ourselves of some of the practical actions we can take to begin to transform our relationships.  Today let’s reconsider the rest: Accept people unconditionally:  John Ortberg authored a book titled, “Everybody’s Normal Till You Get to Know Them.”  He describes driving home from…

Transformed in My Relational Health (Day 30)

The righteous choose their friends carefully. Proverbs 12:26 (NIV)  As we proceed through life, we will encounter many people and have the opportunity for many friendships.  We may be prone to move toward anyone who shows an interest in us, particularly if we are starting at a lonely place.  But the Bible reminds us that…

Transformed in My Relational Health (Day 29)

Unfriendly people care only about themselves. Proverbs 18:1 (NLT) A starting point for developing healthy relationships is acquiring good friends.  The starting point for acquiring good friends is looking beyond yourself and showing an interest in others. The verse for today says that people who obsess over themselves do not present themselves to others as…

Transformed in My Emotional Health (Day 27)

Put your heart right…Reach out to God… face the world again, firm and courageous. Then all your troubles will fade from your memory, like floods that are past and remembered no more. Job 11:13-16 (GNT) Many of us have faced an emotionally devastating situation.  It could have been the death of a loved one, the…