"Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus"
The mind is a vessel to be filled with care;
It becomes who I am in kind.
The nature of my heart is recorded there--
An interesting place, the mind.
Like an old-fashioned record or a computer disk,
The things that I see, read and hear
Are etched in the memory; dare I risk
Playing back to the world what is there?
As I sat in my room with the TV on
And allowed it to invade my deep space
I noticed that all sense of order was gone;
Wrong thinking was taking its place.
I picked up a magazine (just to read the feature),
But the pictures--I confess I did look!
I found myself becoming a mindless creature,
Programmed by that little book.
I closed the magazine and put a CD in;
How could I there go wrong?
My brain slowly recorded those vain words of men--
A defiant, unholy song.
I went to the Bible, the words of the wise,
God's heart recorded for man.
I began place before my poor eyes
The wisdom of God and His plan.
So I go to God's Word; it's all in the Book.
Join me in taking the time
To open it up and take a good look
At what we should etch on our mind.
Encouraging you all to read Philippians 2 today,
Today I am linking with Linda at Prairie Flower Farm