I confess, I despise running! Maybe the reason I do not like running is because it takes too much work. However, actions that require discipline over time, whether spiritual or physical, also require making changes in our life. We need to find substitutes to replace the bad habits. Taking up new habits, such as exercising, serving or reading will fill that void.
Questions for further thought:
1. What is a change you want to make that will take discipline over time?
2. What bad habits do you want to replace? What good habits can you start to replace the bad habits?
Challenge: Read a book about spiritual disciplines in the next month. A couple books I would recommend are “Celebration of Discipline” by Richard Foster or “Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life” by Donald Whitney.
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