Is it just me that feel like relationally, I'm stuck on stupid? Ok, sisters and brothers, if you don't feel like being real today, that's ok, I'll be real. There are so many times when I'm so stuck on stupid that I should put a tattoo on my forehead that says "STUPID" Dang that's sad.
Men and women, we get ourselves into some situations that we wonder, "Lord how did I get here" and we know that it is only the grace of God that's gonna get us out of it. Hallelujah! If you're like me, you tell yourself "I'm not gonna do this again" and then you find yourself right back there again. Men, I know you say, "Sistahs don't know what they want, I'm not going to go there with them again." And lo and behold a beautiful one walks by and Lord have mercy you forget all those feelings of stupidity. Ladies what about you? How often have you talked to God and said, "Lord I know he's not the one." And then you find yourself right back stuck on stupid when he calls whispering those sweet nothings! (By the way, you know it really was some nothings. smiling) I have to share something since I'm being real. I had a man tell me I was selfish because I desired to spend more time with him. While I listened closely to him talk, I laughed so loud that I couldn't even be mad at him, only me. No brother, I wasn't selfish, I was STUPID for wanting what you couldn't give me! Only GOD could!!!! So, Brothers and Sisters in Christ, what to do when we're stuck on Stupid? First, Proverbs 3:5-6 says:
"Trust in the Lord with all thine Heart
and Lean not unto thine own understanding.
In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your path."
Saints, we must acknowledge the feeling first and don't worry so much about why we feel this way but learn to turn to God and allow Him to have his way in the situation. The problem is not that we feel stupid, the problem is that we don't acknowledge the feeling and learn from it.
Psalm 46:10 charges us to "Be still, and know that I am God"
Stop right not and let God have his way. Did you know that if you're listening to God you can't be talking? If you're listening you're not waiting to get your next thought in? HUSH for a moment and listen. Some of us even need to just SHUT up! That's what he is charging us to do when he says BE STILL.
Pray!!! I can never say this enough.
1 Thessalonians 5:17 says "Pray without ceasing."
When you've prayed, pray again... Ohhhh You've prayed? Pray again and again. Don't stop praying...
Remember its a process. The change will not come overnight. You may stay stuck on stupid for a season, you may even leave a state of stupidity and find yourself back there years later but don't worry you don't have to stay stuck there permanently.
Whatever you're going through, be it a relationship, money issues, depression, children, job issues, or life in general. Don't Stay Stuck on Stupid!!!
Never forget, As I Encourage You, I Encourage Myself!
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