Who Or What Is Leading You?

by Dr. Regina Campbell

John 16:13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. (KJV)

“Never allow your ego to diminish your ability to listen.” Gary Hopkins

Have you ever decided that you were certain that was God’s leading? You were so confident in that decision but later you determined that the decision was not God’s leading. The above scripture teaches us that the Holy Spirit which is the Spirit of Truth will guide us in all decisions. Thus, the question becomes what and how do you go about making decisions. What are the determining factors you consider? What I’ve learned is that when I’ve made a decision and it was clear later that it wasn’t the leading of the Holy Spirit but instead it was the leading of my own selfish desires. It turned out to be not what I wanted and not the will of God. How can you ensure that you are led by the Spirit of Truth (Holy Spirit) and not your own personal will? First, when you pray ask God to lead you and give you the insight on His will in the situation. God’s will always turn out to be the best for you in the long run. The greatest challenge is that God’ will at times seems to be contrary to making sense. However, this is where faith and trusting God come in play. Most important is that God’s will always align with God’s purpose for your life. Second, when you are led by the Holy Spirit you will have a deep level of peace and tranquility. For example, when I took a job out of state and I had to move not knowing anyone in the new town or how the new job would turn out. In the long run that job and the people I developed great relationships with turned out to be one of the best experiences spiritually, professionally and personally. On the other hand, I made another decision to move and that experience was not good for me personally and professionally I couldn’t find a job in that city. Finally, don’t make a decision without counting up the cost. According to Luke 14:28 “For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?” Thus, when you make a decision what will it cost you means – who will it impact, what is the financial implications, what is the long-term impact, and if this decision is not the right decision what will it cost me in time and money? In summary you have to prayer for God’ will and insight, seeking God’s will over your will.


Find Your Passion

by Dr. Regina Campbell “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” Oprah Winfrey Many often ask the question what is my purpose, why am I here and what is it that I am to do? These are all valid questions when searching for your life’s purpose. I often… [Read More]

Tips For A Healthy Lifestyle

by Dr. Regina Campbell “Being healthy and living a healthy lifestyle have always been very important to me.” Stacy Keibler Tips for a healthy life style: 1. Eat plenty of greens vegetables (asparagus, broccoli, green beans, kale, spring mix, etc.) 2. Eat berries (strawberries, black berries, blue berries and raspberries) 3. Eat protein (poultry, fish,… [Read More]

God Is Faithful

by Dr. Regina Campbell Hebrews 13:5 NLV “…God has said, “I will never leave you or let you be alone. “God’s strength behind you, His concern for you, His love within you, and His arms beneath you are more than sufficient for the job ahead of you.” William Arthur Ward God’s faithfulness is comforting in… [Read More]

Your Passion, Your Purpose

by Dr. Regina Campbell “Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” Gautama Buddha I had someone to ask me to assist her in defining her purpose. I responded with what’s your passion. She then looked at me and stated I don’t have a passion.… [Read More]

The Importance of Exercising

by Dr. Regina Campbell “To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.” Gene Tunney You may not like to perspire or exercise but know that exercising has a lot of benefits to your health and fitness. If you recall there was a reason growing up in school they had Physical Education as part… [Read More]

Look Forward and Not Backwards

by Dr. Regina Campbell Philippians 3:13-14 Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. “Look forward with… [Read More]

The Power of the Right Connection

by Dr. Regina Campbell Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” Booker T. Washington “By surrounding yourself with people who are positive, caring, intelligent, loving, and open-minded, you create a personal environment that is conducive to your emotional and personal growth. By surrounding yourself… [Read More]

Focus on Being Healthy Not Your Size

by Dr. Regina Campbell “Fall in love with taking care of yourself.” ~Unknown As I grow and mature I am learning that my dress size is not as important as my health. Many of us have been programed to focus on the size of the dress or pants but with this mindset we set ourselves… [Read More]

A New Spirit

by Dr. Regina Campbell “And now let us welcome the New Year, full of things that never were.” —Rainer Maria Rilke Matthew 9:17 “Neither is new wine put into old wineskins. If it is, the skins burst and the wine is spilled and the skins are destroyed. But new wine is put into fresh wineskins,… [Read More]

error: Content is protected !!