Improve Your Spirit
As part of improving yourself, I would be remiss in not mentioning the spiritual aspect of self-improvement. I’m not necessarily talking about religion in particular, but rather the process of connecting with a Higher Power.
Have you ever felt like you were missing something? Have you ever wondered if there was more to life than life as you know it? Connecting to your spirit can answer some questions like these and help you feel a greater sense of purpose and direction in life.
Finding that personal connection from your spirit to a Higher one can help to improve your life in so many ways. Here are three basic ways you can begin to find that connection.
While prayer was once discounted and even seemed to be fading from society, people are beginning to understand the power that prayer holds. Prayer is about more than just chanting phrases or words. It is about getting alone and linking yourself to your God. It is also about harnessing your thoughts and focusing only on one thing.
Prayer will help you find clarity and focus. You will find peace and joy through prayer as well. You will find answers to questions you’ve been asking. Most of all, you will build a relationship with your God.
Another simple thing you can do to improve your spirit is to attend church. This seems like such a given that it shouldn’t even be mentioned. However, there are so many people who have strong spiritual beliefs, but never connect with others who hold those same beliefs. Getting together with others of like-minded faith and beliefs can do wonders for your spirit.
RENEW YOUR FAITH
Life has a way of making us hard, if we allow it to. Problems arise and bad things happen and if we aren’t careful, we blame it on God. We use that as an excuse to stop believing. Life happens, though. Your faith can be the thing to carry you through life’s heartaches and troubles. Renew your faith, strengthen it through reading the Bible and other inspirational messages of hope.
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2008 Hope Wilbanks