- What positive emotions do you tend to suppress?
- What positive emotions do you tend to exaggerate?
- What negative emotions do you tend to suppress?
- What negative emotions do you tend to exaggerate?
Today, be mindful of the emotions you identified in the “reflect” section. Pay attention to how these emotions come up in your life, the lives of others, and even in the media.
Almighty God, you model the way for us in your Son Jesus. Thank you for showing us how to communicate emotion, even when it’s difficult. I am grateful for the challenge to be mindful of what I am feeling. In the name of Jesus, Amen.
Tonight, after 8 p.m. join us on the Transforming Mission Facebook page to respond to the following question (or feel free to comment below).
What emotions did you notice being suppressed or exaggerated in your life, the lives of others, or the media today? What is one step can you take to find a balance to the emotions?
Previous Devotions in this Series
Day 1: Perspective Taking
Day 2: Non-judgment
Day 3 – Naming Emotions
Day 4 – Today!
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