Heavenly focussed

These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off were assured of them, embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. For those who say such things declare plainly that they seek a homeland. And truly if they had called to mind that … More Heavenly focussed

Right focus

I will lift up my eyes to the hills—From whence comes my help?My help comes from the LORD,Who made heaven and earth.He will not allow your foot to be moved;He who keeps you will not slumber.Behold, He who keeps IsraelShall neither slumber nor sleep. (Psalms 121:1-4)

Focus on the beautiful

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things. (Philippians 4:8) I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I … More Focus on the beautiful

Kept in peace

You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. Trust in the Lord forever, for in Yah, the Lord, is everlasting strength. (Isaiah 26:3-4)

Look up

Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my meditation. Give heed to the voice of my cry, my King and my God, for to You I will pray. My voice You shall hear in the morning, O Lord; In the morning I will direct it to You, and I will look up. (Psalms 5:1-3)

Divine sight

It is a curious trait we have of, it seems, more easily seeing the negative or bad things (the thorns) around us, than the good. Some would say it is just human nature to focus on, or remember more, the bad. And yet, this does not serve us well in the end. Perhaps it relates … More Divine sight