Every day is an opportunity to be stressed or peaceful, bitter or forgiving, judgmental or gracious, fearful or bold, self-absorbed or Spirit-led. Be conscious that it’s a choice—don’t let circumstances, the past, or others define who you are, or limit what you can do. Even just a few moments in God’s presence can completely transform this day from burden to brilliant.
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he or she is a new creation. The old has passed away, and the new has come” (2 Corinthians 5:17).
“Do not be conformed to this world’s ways of thinking, but be transformed by continually renewing your mind in God” (Romans 12:2).
“When you choose to see God’s glory with an unmasked face, you become what you behold, increasingly transformed from one degree of that glory to another by the Spirit of God” (2 Corinthians 3:18, paraphrased).