Get Ready to Learn: Six Mindsets to Eliminate From Your Life
Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty; neither do I exercise myself in matters too great or in things too wonderful for me. Surely I have calmed and quieted my soul; like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me [ceased from fretting]. O Israel, hope in the Lord from this time forth and forever. (Psalm 131:1–3 Amp.)
Your mind needs to be weaned away from any dependency you think you need in order to be happy. This weaning of the mind has to take place before you can renew your mind to the Word. (See Romans 12:2.)
How do you know if you’ve weaned your mind? According to Psalm 131:1–3 in the Amplified Bible, if you’re fretting, your mind needs to be weaned. If you look the word “fret” up in the Webster’s Dictionary, you’ll find that it means agitated, inner turmoil, upset, or just being bugged. If you find yourself exhibiting any of those feelings, it’s time to wean your mind from mental activity that causes fretting or agitation. What mindsets are those? In this series of posts, I want to show you six of them.
Part one—and the first mindset to wean yourself from—will be posted next Thursday.