All posts by Delisa Ottley

A Work In Progress - Eager to learn and willing to share. As the mind of Christ is downloaded in me i choose to glorify him by sharing what i have learnt.

Your feelings don’t know your future

At times when I am down and beating up on myself for all that I have not yet accomplished and whether or not I would. I am reminded that my feelings don’t know my future. Continue reading Your feelings don’t know your future

With condition…

We really do love, give, lend, help, forgive with conditions.

I have taken up our church bible study challenge to read the word of God by looking for the principles of God to live by. When I’m in the word and rhema (the place where the Holy Spirit brings the word to our attention and applies it to our situation) begins to come forth, I must be open to true repentance. Continue reading With condition…

Love wants to be near

We have all heard and know that God is love, but really what does that mean to us? Let’s take a moment to think about this…

God is love, but what does love require of me? God (love) requires relationship and intimate fellowship with each of us. Love want to be close! If you love someone wouldn’t you want to be close to them, in communion and covenant with them or constantly in communication with that loved one?   Answer: Yes! Continue reading Love wants to be near

Come out of that valley, go to the high tower

The valley the place where feelings take over, where what someone said or did plagues the mind more often than you would like it to. In our valley we operate defeated, “why me God, why did this happen to me, what did I do? The place where a pity party is governed. The place where the enemy like us to be; hopeless, faithless, mindful of the defeat. Continue reading Come out of that valley, go to the high tower

Influential Counsel

It’s so easy for me to talk to God than be vulnerable with the people in my life. My rational is “well God won’t judge me and he won’t mislead me”. Given my past experiences, I am careful to not make a bad choice that I try not to act without the prompting of the spirit. I have learnt that operating out of my emotions can be misleading and not the best for me or the situation. When I do, I feel real bad and immediately I ask for forgiveness. Then I ask God to show me where the triggers are and what  responses I still need to work on. Continue reading Influential Counsel