Identity Archives - Karen Berrios

Identity

Holy and Blameless

It is difficult to see ourselves “Holy and Blameless” especially if we retrospectively look back at our lives and go over all those painful memories we now know left deep wounds. Whether we wounded or were wounded, the scriptures tell us that “we are all formerly alienated and hostile in mind, engaged in evil deeds.”…

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Choose those Who Choose You!

“Some friends don’t help but a true friend is closer than your own family.” Proverbs 18:24 This bible verse is absolute truth and in my cancer journey, I have experienced and witnessed this truth and more. People you expect would be there are not and those you never thought to show up. At this point…

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Holding a grudge?

Holding a grudge doesn’t make you strong, it makes you bitter. Forgiving doesn’t make you weak, it sets you free.” – Dave Willis 🦋 The bible says that holding bitterness and resentment will only allow offense and disappointment to take root in your heart. Consequently, your conscious and unconscious thoughts and actions will reflect this…

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Rename Your Valley

A few days ago, while driving my kids to an appointment I got to listen to one of Pastor Joel Osteen’s sermons. I enjoy listening his teachings as he speaks biblical truths that resonate with my spirit. Anyhow, he spoke about renaming your valley and brought to reference the famous and familiar Psalm 23 “Though…

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Connect Your Heart to the Ultimate Source of Power

“For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind” Hosea 8:7 In other words, we must all accept responsibility for what we experiment in life. We are the sum of all of our choices good and bad. If we are not happy where we are, we are only a thought away from…

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Is Anger about You or Others?

Like me, you have probably experienced anger towards someone or something that let you down, hurt you or didn’t meet your expectations. While this emotion is very valid, we may all respond to it very differently even if faced with the same situation. This made me wonder, how is it that we may all respond…

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Seeds of Identity

Pay Attention to Your Perceptions While we’re rarely consciously aware of them, our perceptions have a significant impact on our lives. Perceptions are based on our feelings and create our reality. Our emotions are an expression of an inward phenomenon known as feelings. Emotions are a third of our health therefore our perceptions impact our…

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Exercise Your Thinking Muscles

Changing old thought patterns that are not serving you well isn’t easy. I know, because I struggle with this, too. It takes daily effort to build the “thinking muscles” that support transformation. You need to be intentional about digging to the root of your unhealthy thought patterns, and then replacing lies with truths in order…

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You’re in Control

God has given us the gift of choice, and it is indeed a very powerful gift. While you cannot always control your circumstances, you can control the reality you create for yourself through your feelings, emotions and reactions. How have you been choosing to react? Are you being proactive or reactive? Are you seeing the…

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