Thursday, Oct 01, 2015

How to Set Healthful Boundaries

“Guard your heart above all else, for it determines
the course of your life.” ~ Proverbs 4:23

What is a boundary? A boundary is a line that defines where one thing ends and another begins. When it comes to the human heart, a boundary is anything that helps you to differentiate you from someone else.

Scenic view of a white fencing heading down a hill during autumn season.

A boundary tells what something is and what something is not.

God defines Himself by boundaries. He tells us that He is love (I John 4:16) and that He is not darkness (I John 1:5). God also tells us what He will allow (righteousness) and what He will not allow (sin).  

Boundaries are essential to emotional well-being. Many problems are related to the failure to establish boundaries. 

If you have not established your boundaries, take time to do so today.

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