We keep close tabs on our money, our appearance, and our Facebook profiles, but what about our spirits? How often do you sit and examine the condition of your spirit? Whether we realize it or not, the condition of our spirit dictates everything that we do.
When dealing with others do you consider their spirit? Don’t be so naive to take everything as it comes, or simply look at the surface appearance. We all have spirits so we must keep that in mind in order to wisely discern the motives of others.
What do you value? Stop and write a quick list of what’s most important to you and this will help you monitor your spirit. What about your conversations? What are you talking about and who are you talking to? Our words will easily help us identify the condition of our spirit.
Every human being is made up of three parts: spirit, soul (which is our mind, will, and emotions), and body. Our body is simply the physical house for our spirit, it is not us. Our spirit is the true essence of who we are. We should spend more time tending to our spirits than our bodies.
Even the dictionary recognizes the importance of the spirit. It defines spirit as: the principle of conscious life; the vital principle in humans, animating the body or mediating between body and soul.
Today I encourage you to pay more attention to what can’t be seen- your spirit.
Spend some time with yourself to figure out how you are really doing.
“For who knows a person’s thoughts except their own spirit within them?” I Corinthians 2:11