Daily Readings from Your Best Life Now: 90 Devotions for Living at Your Full Potential
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In his #1 New York Times bestseller Your Best Life Now, Joel Osteen reassures readers that living life to the fullest potential is within their reach. He speaks of realizing the power of thoughts and words, and turning adversities into opportunities for growth.
Now, in this devotional, Joel prepares readers to embrace the life God intends for them to enjoy. Joel's 90 days of motivational thoughts, inspirational messages, and helpful Scripture verses will strengthen readers' faith in God, in others, and in themselves. By applying these truths, they will be able to rise above obstacles and live in health, abundance, and victory.
is similar to a thermostat in a room. It sets the standard at which you will function. You will never consistently rise higher than the image you have of yourself, and you will never accomplish things that you don’t first see yourself accomplishing. Unfortunately, many people have a negative vision for their lives. They don’t see themselves rising higher or overcoming their obstacles. Consequently, they’re limited by their own vision. The Bible says your eye is the lamp of your body.
computer is defective, but because somebody has reprogrammed the software or contaminated good, valuable programs or information within. Similarly, too often we allow negative thoughts, words, and other devious viruses to access our minds, subtly changing our software or corrupting our operating system, information, and values. We were created in the image of God. Before we were ever formed, He programmed us to live abundant lives, to be happy, healthy, and whole. But when our thinking becomes
person, or they can inspire you to reach for new heights. You can sit back and make excuses to stay in mediocrity. That’s easy. You can make excuses, have a bad attitude, or a poor self-image. Anyone can do that. But if you want to live your best life now, you must reach out to God, shake off self-pity, get up, and move on with your life. Today’s Prayer for Your Best Life Now Rather than focusing on why certain things happen to me or to those I love, I choose to focus on You, Father, who
living in, but what would I do if I didn’t have my home? I may not particularly enjoy the person to whom I’m married, but what would happen if one day that person was gone?” We need to see our circumstances in a different light. Some parents perpetually complain about their children. “These children are just driving me nuts. They make such a mess. All I do is clean up after them.” Every one of us has a reason to give God thanks. Do you realize that some husbands and wives would love to have
do people always take advantage of my goodness? God, why do I always get the short end of the stick? That boy Lot wouldn’t have had anything if I hadn’t given it to him. Maybe you feel that you’re the one who’s doing all the giving in some situation. Perhaps you are the parent of an ungrateful child. Maybe your former spouse is taking advantage of you in a divorce settlement. Possibly your company is talking about “downsizing” after you have given them the best years of your life. Perhaps you