You may be familiar with meditation with the abundance of information available to you already, but have you ever meditated on what God says is true?
This post may not be for everyone and that is okay. But, if you are curious about wanting to have a relationship with God, I openly and happily invite you to give this a try. If you have lost touch with your spiritual relationship, I too invite you to give this a go.
Or, if you simply would like to be mindful in your meditation.
Meditating on Gods word day and night, and I mean intentionally being alone with the spirit of God, has extraordinarily transformed my life. I am not being dramatic when I say this. A true and lasting shift took place and I am so thankful to be able to share this with you.
When life hits me hard and I find myself in a tough place, I never lose sight of what God has done for me in the past. I find comfort in knowing He is the same God as he was yesterday, today, and for all the days to come.
It is unrealistic to expect to move throughout life with out pain. Instead of allowing the pain to defeat you, look within to understand it and come to terms with yourself in that moment.
Okay, so lets just get right into it.
Mindful Meditation on God’s Word
First, try getting into a peaceful positive state of mind. Get in a quiet place that is completely free of distraction. Get comfortable and close your eyes. Give yourself a moment for your mind to rest. Become aware and notice your body, your breath, the tenseness of your muscles in your jaw, your neck. When you breath in, imagine and believe you are breathing in a renewing and freshness that fills your entire body. As you breathe out, think about and believe you are breathing out stress, depression, anxiety, and negativity. Reconnect with all you begin to feel. Be still. Psalm 46:10 says be still and know I am God. With each breath we are saying Gods name. With each breath you are inviting God into your body and atmosphere. Acknowledge when your thoughts becomes distracted and you lose focus. Release these distractions to God. Find comfort in knowing God holds you in the palm of His hands and He has a plan for you. Imagine his hands stretched out ready to accept every single one of your worries. You are fearfully and wonderfully made. With each breath feel how beautiful it is to say His name. God loves that you are taking the time to pause and be with Him in this moment. Thank Him for his grace. Now extend that grace to yourself. Thank yourself for being present and still in your body. Breathe in His goodness. Breathe in His love. As you breathe out and come to the end of this time of stillness, acknowledge He will never leave you or forsake you. Ask for His presence to stay with you. His peace. His love.
How did that feel?
I will be transparent, this will probably feel super awkward and uncomfortable at first, but allow it and keep at it. Whenever you have a moment free, meditate.
Please share in the comments section below your mediation habits or how meditating on God’s word has transformed your life. Share your favorite scripture or passages. If you are new to the practice of meditating, comment and share your journey! I can’t wait to hear from you!