Mind over matter is great and all... but your own mind can fool you. Your own mind will tell you to quit when it’s hard. It’s slick, like a snake 🧠🐍👁. It won’t tell you to “quit” flat out... it’ll give you excuses, it’ll bargain with you, it’ll try to rationalize with you even...all in an effort to save itself. Everyday the self has got to die.
When we renew our minds, new thoughts and new patterns form, and old ones die. You can say your old way of living starts to die...the OLD YOU dies. We are at war within ourselves on a daily bases, the old habits that formed parts of WHO WE THOUGHT WE WERE will fight to survive by way of excuses and EASY PATHS OUT.
You are not a victim but a victor, you are the righteousness of God in Jesus. Through all this craziness you will come out of the other side stronger and tempered like steel. WHOEVER YOU ARE AND WHEREVER YOU ARE, DO NOT QUIT. ALL YOU GOTTA DO IS KEEP GOING.