Yea, we aren’t gonna do that to you!
However, if The 21 DAYS have seemed like “time served” and you just can’t wait to get back to normal- perhaps you should consider adding on to the fast? I am sure that is not what you want to hear. But one has to wonder, that if after 21 DAYS we are still dying to check for status updates or dive into greasy food…has anything changed?
When it comes to fasting for a lengthy period, grasping your individual fasting plan can become more about WHAT you're eliminating than WHY.
Take a moment and contemplate how eliminating something over the past 21 DAYS has enriched your life. Let these questions guide your reflection. You may be pleasantly surprised at what you find.
- Do you feel better physically, emotionally and spiritually?
- Has intentionality produced fruit in your personal life, relationships or career?
- As you reflect on yourself from 21 DAYS ago, do you see growth, increased clarity and/or creativity?
- Have you received direction or wisdom for upcoming decisions?
- What have you enjoyed about this fast?
If you find the benefits of the last 21 DAYS are creating a space for the right kind of overflow - then take a look at what practices are worthy of keeping after the fast has ended.
PRAYER: Focused prayer, scripturally centered on what God can do.
QUIET TIME: Creating dedicated space to listen, read and focus on goals.
CONSISTANCY: Choosing intentionality everyday.
BOUNDARIES: Maintaining healthy commitments for right reasons.
RELATIONSHIPS: Pursuing strong and healthy communication.
INSPIRATION: Seek out resources and surroundings that uplift.
As the fast ends, our desire and focus can be the new commitments to growth we make today! WE don’t want to RETURN TO NORMAL we want A NEW NORMAL- a powerful new perspective, a greater clarity, an intensity that doesn’t wane! We aren't going back! We are stronger, brighter, happier and on the right track!
Father, I thank You today that You are my high priest making intercession for me. I feel that I have made so much progress in my walk with You during these 21 days.
Please put the seal of the Holy Spirit on this New Normal for me!!
You have clarified my vision for this new season of my life! You have intensified the purpose in which I've been called. I will never look back and I will look forward to the task at hand- serving You !! I thank you for making me more aware of how relatable I am to everyone when allowing the fruit of the Spirit to grow in me. You're the Almighty, Jehovah God that continues be “all that I need- when I need, all that I need!"
Today we are celebrating the completion of THE 21 DAYS and introducing our new series beginning next Sunday with our brand new COVENANT WORSHIP SONG! Today you can listen to SO GOOD and next Sunday join us for- LIFESAVERS: Taste the flavor of a fruitful life!
Quote of The Day: WHAT YOU GET BY ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS IS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT YOU BECOME BY ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS.
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