[my motivation & review] spiritual health ft. JESUS ALWAYS BY SARAH YOUNG

 

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Lately I have become increasingly obsessed conscious of health. I have always enjoyed working out and such, but lately I have been more focused on the entire scope of health.

Physical: exercise, eating clean(er)

Mental: productivity, motivation, leadership, happiness

Spiritual: relationship with God and other people, joy

All forms of health are more connected than you may think. They are all incredibly important, but today I’m focusing on spiritual health.

A person’s spiritual health can affect all aspects of health. Most of the time when I am arguing with my friends or family for no reason, or my relationships with other people are not going well, it is an issue with my relationship with God. If everything I do is not for the Kingdom of God, it is just dumb (dom) work.

(get it? Take the King out of Kingdom and you just have dom… no? okay.)

I want to start my day off on a positive foot. SO, I spend the first few minutes of my day in thankfulness and giving my worries to God.

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I recently started going through Jesus Calling by Sarah Young as well, and it has very quickly become my favorite devotional books because it has one for every day of the year, and they are written in letter form as if from God. There are scriptures to read and look up every day. Every day I am amazed by the things that God seems to be speaking to me about and many times I learn so much just from the two or three minutes it takes to read this devotional. Young has done a great job encouraging readers through hard times because she was going through hard times herself while writing this book. I cannot wait to delve in for the rest of the year and grow in my faith one baby step at a time.

Sarah Young’s first 365-day devotional since Jesus Calling.

With scripture and new personal reflections, the #1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah Young, brings Jesus’ message of joy—for today and every day. Experience true joy—now and always.

Life today is full of difficulties—loss, sadness, fear. In the midst of these challenges, joy often feels impossible or out of reach. But Jesus has more for His followers than a life of striving, pain, and discontent. He offers life abundant, life to the fullest, life brimming with joy! Jesus Always, the new 365-day devotional from bestselling author Sarah Young, was written as part of Sarah Young’s exploration of the promises of joy in scripture. Written as if Jesus Himself is speaking directly to the reader, Jesus Always invites you into a new way of living—a life of joy.

Reaching out with joy-filled reminders from the Word of God, these devotions will intimately and gently connect you with Jesus—the One who meets you where you are. Draw near to Him in Jesus Always. (Courtesy of BookLook Bloggers)

Love, Aubrey

I received a copy of Jesus Always (THANKS!) in return for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

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