Reorder your thinking and put peace in first place.
“Mental illness is really about a mental ‘disorder’” – John Jolliffe
Disorder suggests that something in the mind out of order. Unhelpful and unhealthy thoughts are front and center and helpful and healthy thoughts have fallen by the wayside. Disorder.
Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. Romans 2:2
A new person allows God to reorder their mind, though it’s a collaborative effort. God supplies the truth and inspiration. But it’s our job to focus on what’s true and helpful and reject what isn’t.
Just like a vitamin promotes physical health, so encouragement and uplifting truth brings health to your WHOLE being – body, mind, heart, & soul. I’ll say more about this in the next few days. For now, think “reorder” my thoughts; prioritizing the thoughts I want, rejecting the thoughts I don’t.