The Battle for Your Mind

Guarding Your Heart and Mind with God's Peace

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I’ve just walked through one of the toughest battles of my life—the battle for my mind.

You would think writing a book on the subject of anxiety would make me an expert in avoiding a spiritual attack on my mind. But I think it might have made me a bigger target. What better way to attack the Kingdom of God than to disarm a Christ-follower?

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Hearing God

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I wish I could google God for answers to life’s problems.

Then, I could just type a query and get his response—the Truth.

I don’t always come up with the right questions to ask to find the solutions I need. And at times, I don’t know what to pray when I’m burdened by life challenges. Sometimes I would prefer to be able to enter a word or phrase into my Internet search engine, trusting that God would grant me the specific directions I needed each time.

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Communicating with God

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And when you assume the posture of prayer, remember that it’s not all asking. If you have anything against someone, forgive—only then will your heavenly Father be inclined to also wipe your slate clean of sins. (Mark 11:25 The Message)

I felt a roadblock in my communication with the Lord. I prayed about it, but I didn’t find inner peace or direction. My tattered red flags whipped in my emotional wind. I asked, When did this feeling of isolation begin?

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