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Guard Your Heart by Selena Day

Written by Staff on May 7, 2017 – 12:00 pm -

Chuck and Selena Day

Chuck and Selena Day

Proverbs 4:23(NLT) “Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.”

Well, over the past few months the divisiveness in our country seems to have boiled over, and it finds itself erupting onto the pages of Facebook as well as many other social media outlets.

I am the youngest of three. My birthday is in October, but my parents decided not to hold me back a year in school, so during my school career I was always the youngest. Without realizing it, this set a distorted thought pattern in my life, that just because older individuals surrounded me they must be more knowledgeable than myself.

I married my husband, who is eight years older, and began a journey with him in a career that I knew absolutely nothing about. Which only reinforced this image I carried of myself, that my knowledge and wisdom was limited.

Selena Day

Selena Day

So imagine my surprise when I felt God slowly and gently calling me to be a leader. He set the course with a few life lessons that began unraveling how I viewed myself as a leader, and showing me my leadership skills and what it meant to lead.

My first and greatest lesson was in motherhood. From the very beginning, you can either make decisions based on what is easiest on you and what hurts you the least or you make decisions that are for the good of the whole. When I became a parent I realized the truth behind the old adage: “This is going to hurt me more than it’s going to hurt you.”

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