We all have them. Those incessant nags about all of our decisions. Doubting is negative, it is not helpful or healthy to be a doubter. It provides nothing positive in our life. According to “The Feeling Wheel” developed by Dr. Gloria Wilcox, being skeptical has it’s root in the emotion of being mad.
If I am considering holistic health, I examine how this habit can affect my over all health. I have been challenged by what I have been reading lately.Hannah Whitall Smith wrote this in 1875 concerning doubts; Do not stop to argue out the matter with yourself or with your doubts. Pay no attention to them what ever, but treat them with the utmost contempt. Shut your door in their very face and emphatically deny every word they say to you. She wrote a whole chapter on the matter in her book; The Christian’s Secret to a Happy Life.
The Bible itself explicitly teaches not to doubt.
Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done.
I have been on a mission of renewing my mind for many years, but much more fervently the last several months. I have overcome an addiction by God’s grace and I see things much clearer than I ever have in my life. I realize that doubting has been an such a hindrance in my life- I never realized how much I participated in it.
I encourage you to take this challenge with me. Look doubt in the face and tell it to go back from where it came from! Like Hannah Whitall Smith said, “pay no attention to doubt what so ever. Then let the doubts clamor as they may, they cannot hurt you if you will not let them in.”
An Essential Oil that we have high-lighted earlier and offers strength to self confidence and motivation is, Basil.
What we need in the face of doubt is Courage! So renew your mind and support your over all health with essential oils like Basil.
We want to hear from you today! Tell us how you have over come doubt in your life!