This Thursday 9th April 2015, in Melbourne, Australia, we are privileged to have an opportunity to hear Dawna DeSilva from Bethel Church in USA, speak on “Shifting Atmospheres”. The event is at Stairway Church, 171 Rooks Road, Vermont. It commences at 7.30pm and is free and open to all. You don’t need to book. Just turn up. I believe that this is one of the most significant teachings you and your child can hear and implement into your lifestyle.
This week I am reposting a blog post I wrote back in September 2013 about our family’s experience of how we implemented this principle into our life after listening to this teaching on a CD. I am so passionate about this teaching that I am taking hubby and the kids to hear Dawna share in person about how you can change atmospheres. Hubby and Matey are specifically coming home early from a camping trip so that they can be there. I can’t emphasise this teaching enough. Please – make every effort you can to be there. You will not be disappointed!! If you live interstate / overseas, you can always buy the CD or download it from the Bethel Church website.
September 18, 2013 – reposted…
Princess and I were recently having a drink with a couple of people whilst waiting for hubby and Matey to join us after swimming. After a good twenty minutes, we both were looking at one another in amazement. The woman was so negative. We were both feeling very uncomfortable because everything we said was turned into a negative complaint. It didn’t help that this woman’s order didn’t turn up as the waitress had forgotten it but she was also negative about everything else.
Suddenly I realised that we can change or ‘shift’ the atmosphere. Very quietly so that only Princess and I heard, I said, “Spirit of negativity I see you and I choose not to partner with you. Instead, I release a spirit of joy.”
Almost instantly, this woman stopped complaining and being negative. The atmosphere changed significantly.
I believe it is important to teach our children that they are responsible for their attitude and the atmosphere they carry and also how they can simply change the atmosphere around them by speaking a few simple words.
We are spiritual beings and the spirit within us has power to change the atmosphere where we are. I have personally used this a number of times in my work situation where I have been nursing a patient who is really upset and the atmosphere will completely change. It is usually so powerful that all my colleagues will notice it and comment on the change in amazement.
I encourage you to try it this week and then teach your children how they can also do it. Try it when you next encounter something negative “in the air”. It may even be your own children being grumpy, dishonest, defiant etc. You have spiritual authority over the situation, so just quietly say, “I see you spirit of…. and I choose not to partner with you and instead I release the spirit of…..(the opposite)”. See what happens.