“Set your mind at work to solve its problems; teach your intellect to work for you; refuse longer to be dominated by fear like an unthinking animal. Your mind should be your courageous ally in the solution of your life problems rather than your being, as you have been, its abject fear-slave and the bond servant of depression and defeat.” [UB 130:6:3]
Thought Adjuster: “If your mind does not serve you well, substitute it with the mindset of Jesus—one of optimum clarity and performance. In the above statement, Jesus addressed a young man subject to depression and discouragement. He gave him thought-provoking, practical advice on how to turn his mind into an ally instead of being a foe to his overall wellbeing.
This type of ‘mental conversion experience’ is what it takes to be reborn in Spirit. Once included in your mental processes, Spirit will back up and empower your ‘spiritualized’ and ‘inspired’ decisions. Have you ever thought about it like this?
Spirit will cheer you on and bring to your mind innovative ways to solve problems. It will lift you out of the idleness and victim mentality triggered by depression and impart renewed vitality and determination.
Once Jesus’ followers were filled with the empowering threefold, benevolent, spiritual influence ‘downloaded’ unto all flesh on the day of Pentecost, their demeanor changed drastically and undeniably. They shifted from downtrodden and disheartened individuals to courageous and determined spiritual ‘movers and shakers.’
Your world is undergoing challenging times of great magnitude, pregnant with unprecedented growth opportunities. Once you have shifted your perspective, “your whole life [will] become one of victorious accomplishment. Trouble will invigorate you; disappointment will spur you on; difficulties will challenge you; and obstacles will stimulate you.” [UB 130:6:3] Isn’t’ it sufficient proof that you are then a new man or new woman? This news should undoubtedly be to your liking.”