The Mind Connection by Joyce Meyer

The Mind Connection by Joyce MeyerThe Mind Connection by Joyce Meyer
Published by FaithWords on September 1st 2015
Genres: Christian Life, Inspirational, Personal Growth, Religion, Spiritual Growth
Pages: 256
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Joyce Meyer, #1 New York Times bestselling author, explores the power of positive thinking and the undeniable connection between the mind, mouth, moods, and attitudes. Thoughts can seem random and meaningless, but they impact your life every day. It’s all connected. What you think affects your words, attitude, decisions, and emotions and influences how you relate to yourself, to other people, and to God. In THE MIND CONNECTION, Joyce Meyer expands on the wisdom of her bestselling books Battlefield of the Mind and Power Thoughts to explain how to improve the quality of your thoughts and your life. She explores the undeniable connection between the mind, mouth, moods, and attitudes, so that you can develop and maintain the right mental position–no matter what challenges you face. Through practical advice and Scriptural insights, Joyce will help you learn to think with purpose, gain greater confidence, and claim the fulfilling life you were meant to lead.

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Even though this book has been out for a while, I was happy to hear that I would be receiving a copy of the great Joyce Meyer’s book, The Mind Connection: How the Thoughts You Choose Affect Your Mood, Behavior, and Decisions.  In this book, Joyce Meyer expands on the wisdom of her bestselling books, Battlefield of the Mind and Power Thoughts, to explain how to improve the quality of your thoughts and your life. She explores the undeniable connection between the mind, mouth, moods, and attitudes, so that you can develop and maintain the right mental position to overcome every challenge you face. Through practical advice and Scriptural insights, Joyce will help you learn to think with purpose, gain greater confidence, and claim the joyful life you were meant to lead.

The chapter titles of The Mind Connection include:

The Life You’ve Always Wanted
Positive Self-Talk
The Power of Focus
How Your Thoughts Affect Your Physical and Emotional Health
How to Get Your Mind Back When You Feel Like You Have Lost It

The inspiration that Joyce Meyer shares is always a gift when she is speaking live from the pulpit or whether you are reading her books. She provides very deep insight on how we control our destiny and personal decisions through prayer and thoughtful contemplation. The book is broken into four sections that break down how we need to look within and outside of ourselves.  Each chapter is set up similarly – they provide stories and Scripture supporting Joyce Meyer’s position. The book flows as if she is presenting to you live, and it is easy to follow along as if I were learning from her morning sermon.

In this book, Joyce Meyer speaks to each of us readers discussing the connection between our thoughts, words, and actions. She shows us how each thought we have can (and will) come through when we continue to think about something – regardless of whether it is good or bad. We try so hard to keep our thoughts to ourselves, we stuff them and keep them internal, but somehow, someway, they will always find a way to come out.

Ms. Meyer uses scripture, personal stories, and reflection while providing us with suggestions on how we can clear our minds from the clutter that often comes with too many thoughts. It’s not easy, but she assures us that with God’s help it can be possible. We are reminded that we are not put here on this earth to control the change in any other person but ourselves, because we know that God is able and we need to leave it in His masterful hands.

Meyer talks about the importance of being focused and discusses the importance of having a disciplined mind. She gives good food for thought, and practical situations to help clear our thoughts, and work with God to become the person he knows us to be. As always, she is well written and I was reminded of some very important ways to stay close in my walk with God.

About the Author:  JOYCE MEYER is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of the world’s leading practical Bible teachers. Enjoying Everyday Life airs daily on hundreds of television networks and radio stations worldwide. Joyce has written nearly 100 inspirational books. Bestsellers include God Is Not Mad at You; Making Good Habits, Breaking Bad Habits; Living Beyond Your Feelings; Power Thoughts; Battlefield of the Mind; and The Confident Woman. Joyce travels extensively, holding conferences throughout the year, speaking to thousands around the world.

I was gratefully provided with a complimentary copy of Noah Galloway’s book from the Hachette Group in exchange for this, my very honest review. Thank you Hachette Group! 

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