A Transformed Mind = A Transformed Life

A Transformed Mind = A Transformed Life

“And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.” – Romans 12:2 In Spain, there’s a man named Justo Gallego Martinez, who lived to be 96 years old. Justo was a Trappist monk during the Spanish Civil War, a time in which he saw many of his friends murdered and his own life was also in grave danger. Even worse, after the war, he contracted tuberculosis causing him to leave the monastery and he could no longer be a monk. Refusing to lose hope, he thought to himself, “Lord, if you heal me of this disease, I’ll build a cathedral for you.” The Lord healed him — the problem was, he had no money or resources to carry out his vow to God.

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A Transformed Mind = A Transformed Life

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.” – Romans 12:2 Today, I want to share another story to illustrate the power of perspective and how our thoughts have the potential to change our lives and make them much more impactful! In Spain, there’s a man named Justo Gallego Martinez, who is currently 93 years old. Justo was a Trappist monk during the Spanish Civil War, a time in which he saw many of his friends murdered; his own life was also in grave danger during the conflict. Even worse, after the war, he contracted tuberculosis, which meant that he had to leave the monastery and could no longer be a monk. Talk about feeling disheartened! However, refusing to lose hope, he

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