Examine The Situation Try to Find Something Positive Accept it if you are wrong Don’t Encourage Negative Discussions Do not hold grudges
Know what you want Assess your good points Recognize your liabilities Build slowly but surely Keep away from people who shoot you down with snide remarks and unfair criticisms Make it a point to improve yourself daily
Recognize that you are a unique individual with a different set of talents and that you have something to contribute
of purpose - Jeremiah 29: 11 Who takes responsibilities for my actions – Galatians 6: 5 Who is not afraid of challenges – 2 Corinthians 12:9
Thinks positively – Philippians 4: 8 Loves the Lord – Matthew 22: 37 Serves the Lord in every way possible – Deuteronomy 11:13
Look beyond what you can see to a deeper reality Define yourself accurately Come out of hiding Focus on who you are rather than what you do Immerse yourself in Scripture Trust in God’s protection
Romans 8 28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who [i] have been called according to his purpose.i Matthew 5 43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you
1 John 4 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 1 Corinthians 16 13 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. 14 Do everything in love. LET GOD’S PURPOSE BE SEEN IN YOU.