Being True to Your Heart

Today's post comes to you compliments of Kim Allen, of While Kim does not use the bible to make her points, I find many of her ideas consistent with living a life consistent with God's spirit Who lives inside of us. I hope that you enjoy it.

Without thinking about it, point to yourself. You probably didn't point to your head. Rather, you pointed to the center of your chest, the area around your heart.

And the reason most of us do is evident in the way the word heart is used in just about every culture and language around the world: Follow your heart; speak from your heart; in your heart you know. All metaphors for the authentic you!

Being true to your heart is the formula for living the life you want. You're fulfilled, content and at peace. You feel care, appreciation, love, joy, compassion, kindness—heart-felt emotions that not only feel good, but are good for you, too. Is it any wonder we all live for the moments our hearts come alive?

A good first step is to sort through all the should's, could's, and would’s that can get in the way of hearing what your heart wants you to know:
  • What matters most to you?
  • What's important to you in your professional and personal life?
  • What motivates you to do what you do?
Setting intention to live more from your heart is the equation for adding meaning to life, rejuvenating spirit and creating a sense of well-being.

How can you live more consistently from your heart? Listen and let your heart be your guide.


  1. We are triune, just like God, created in His image. Body, Soul, and Spirit. I've heard it explained this way: Body - our earth suit; Soul - our mind and personality; Spirit - that part in us that God speaks to us. I interchanged body and soul for years!!! People speak of the "heart" but it's truly our Spirit and once The Holy Spirit comes and dwells there, at salvation, we are never the same.

  2. I like this Susan:

    "Spirit - that part in us that God speaks to us."

    Of course, with the Holy Spirit living in us, it is all about connecting with Him on the inside as He speaks to our spirit. Many have dofficulty with this because they think that we need to hear Him speak to us from heaven.

  3. Thanks for these type of posts about the heart. I find them very intriguing . I have so many times been taught in christian circles how we are not to trust our heart so I find this confusing. Because I thought at conversion God gives us a "new heart".
    keep up the good work.

  4. Thanks anon.. proverbs tells us that we need to trust God with all of our heart and not lean on our own understandng.. sad that some teach us to trust our heads and not our hearts.


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