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How Are You Today?

When day to day emotions come, we should not always rely on what we feel. Feelings come and go, but the damage you do, remains. Scroll down for the meter.

How Do You Reply to the Question "How are you?"

People answer, "oh I'm doing great" or "fine," even when they really aren't fine. Some people see right through the lie and try to change the mood. Well, you don't have to hide anything here, so go on:

Right Now I'm Feeling:

  • Meh. Life could be better.

  • Awesome! Everything is how it should be.

  • Sad. There is a lot to think about.

  • Fearful of making decisions and the future. Or mad/angry.

God hardwired us with emotional capacities and Scripture shows that God also goes through joy, grief, and righteous anger. We learn through experiences about how to deal with humanity, relationships, and feelings. Fear can act as protection in keeping us from danger, but it can also mislead.

​​Recent research found that anger does not affect peoples intake. However, fear, has been confirmed as a powerful manipulation force. You might be persuaded by a commercial or a friend's advice to take certain health precautions or vitamins for your own good. Fear leads for action. What fears do you have today?

Inspirational Verses for You

Meh: Life could be better, but it could be worse. I don't know if you believe in the Almighty, but these verses will make you think:

James 2:19 You believe that there is one God. Good! Even the demons believe that—and shudder.

John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

Romans 12:2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Awesome: It is great that everything is going good for you, my friend. It is good to seek God even when everything is smooth because people tend to find God only when their life is crashing down. Here are a few encouraging verses:

John 16:23-24 In that day you will ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to you, whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you. Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

Luke 15:7 Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.

Matthew 6:24 “No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.

Romans 12:9 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.

Sad: When life is tough, what do you do? Where do you go for support? What if you are all alone? Sometimes we have no shoulder to cry on. Jesus, He is right there with you. Yes, He is looking at you reading this article, seeing what you are going through. His unconditional love was shown to humanity through the most brutal death in history. Dying on the cross and conquering death by resurrecting after 3 days, He proved that Christianity isn't just a religion, it is a relationship that He longs for, a relationship with you.

Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Psalm 34:18 The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

1 Peter 5:7 Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Psalm 30:5 For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.

Fearful: A person on average has 50,000 thoughts a day. Ever thought what you thought about? What you spend time on the most? Even if I command you to stop overthinking, you probably won't right away. Let go, and take a breath.

Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Angry: Anger clouds the mind, and acts like boiling water. You won't see the clear water until the water vapor chills out. It's ok to have this emotion, but it's important not to make quick decisions during this state.

James 1:19-20 Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Romans 12:19 Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”

Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

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