5 Ways You May Be Blocking Your Own Blessings

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Did you know that you can be your worst enemy? Your thoughts, words, attitude, and actions all have the power to block your blessings. We’re all on a spiritual journey to peace and happiness and in order for us to get there we must first learn to do what’s best for us spiritually.

Here are 5 Ways You May Be Blocking Your Own Blessings :


Negative thoughts can become negative words, and we all know words have power. Negative thinking can keep us captive. We can unknowingly choke our own blessings with negative thoughts.

We tend to think that if we expect the worse then we will not be as disappointed if things do not turn out the way we had hoped.

It is time to stop speaking in a way that is inconsistent with what we want. Life is better when we keep a positive mindset.


Pride hides, but humility seeks. Humility knows it has needs and looks to the One who supplies them. 

Humility confesses weakness. It’s been quite a long journey, but I am getting better at saying to God, I am weak in “this area” and I need your power to come and rest on me here.

Prides tricks us into thinking we can do it on our own.

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom. – Proverbs 11:2

Holding on to the past-

Living in the past and refusing to move on only hinders growth and blessings. While you’re trying to hold on to a relationship that was never meant to be, God is trying to make room for the right one to come into your life.

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. – 2 Corinthians 5:17


The devil’s favorite tool. He loves to remind us of our mistakes. Avoid the ‘If-Only Syndrome’. “If only I had done this… If only I hadn’t done that”.

Guilt only reminds us of who we were yesterday, not who we can be tomorrow. God forgives you, but you must learn to forgive yourself.


Remember the old saying “You never know until you try” Sometimes we have our minds programmed for failure and we expect the worse before we even try.

Think of how many talents, dreams, goals, businesses, gifts, jobs, relationships and so much more go to the grave with people because of fear.

Fear is a roadblock stopping us from experiencing the life for which we were created to live.

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. – 2 Timothy 1:7

Prayer for today:

Lord, please help me to get out of my own way so I don’t miss out on the wonderful things You have for me. Help me to remember that Your promises are true and You have always and will always provide my every need. Your word says, that You will bless me, exceedingly, abundantly and above all that I can ask or think. Let this promise be a reminder to me when I feel like I am unworthy and undeserving. Lord, most importantly, help me to keep the faith so that I will always please You.

In Jesus’ name I pray,




  1. Tebitha Musarurwa

    May 8, 2017 at 7:10 pm

    Zanele Makombe

  2. Syne Nep

    May 6, 2017 at 9:25 am

    Lord Thnk you for evrything… Amen

  3. Vasiti Vuetanatotoka

    May 5, 2017 at 11:00 am


  4. Irene Mathias

    May 5, 2017 at 7:11 am

    Lord Jesus help me not to act on my own…

  5. Nancy Youmans

    May 5, 2017 at 4:55 am

    Some times we do block God, such a silly thing to do

  6. Marchae Jackson

    May 5, 2017 at 12:17 am

    Latoya Brunson Kendra Adeboyejo-Tyler

  7. Omolayo Joy

    May 4, 2017 at 10:16 pm

    Aunt Kimberly

  8. Marsja van der Westhuizen

    May 4, 2017 at 2:08 pm


  9. Doreen Christensen

    May 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    Thank You Lord for always waiting forus

  10. Terence Jackson

    May 4, 2017 at 1:23 pm

    Amen yes

  11. Rachelle Ann Fowler

    May 4, 2017 at 12:13 pm

    Nik Hodgkiss

  12. Priscilla Nnenna

    May 4, 2017 at 10:11 am

    Thank you Lord for the your Grace

  13. Amanda J Wilson

    May 4, 2017 at 9:07 am

    Lord help I am struggling big time. I don’t know what to do…

  14. Moreen Mumbua

    May 4, 2017 at 4:44 am

    Wow! I love this article.Thank you for sharing

  15. GlAdys Eliza

    May 4, 2017 at 3:57 am

    Mm so blessed and touched .true indeed

  16. Marygrace Tanio

    May 4, 2017 at 2:57 am

    Thanks for sharing .

  17. Bhez Godswell

    May 4, 2017 at 1:57 am

    Choosing your life time partner is also chooses your future… only God can determine it.

  18. Faith Vandus

    May 4, 2017 at 1:24 am

    More Grace Lord

  19. Regina Martinez

    May 3, 2017 at 11:00 pm

    Im a giving woman .eyes on God .I pray strenlth to keep running the race

  20. Ong Victorious

    May 3, 2017 at 10:34 pm

    Hallelujah !!! Prasie The Lord !!! Thank You Lord. ❤❤❤✌✌✌✌✌✌✌✌✌✌

  21. Noelle Chavez

    May 3, 2017 at 8:44 pm


  22. Nuggets Darbouze

    May 3, 2017 at 8:15 pm

    Excellent wisdom wisdom shared, many blessings to you always!!!!

  23. Sarah Lema - Johnson

    May 3, 2017 at 7:42 pm

    Yes Lord keep me in line according to your purpose, Amen.

  24. Pat Payne Cole

    May 3, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    Such good advice!

  25. Amen…

  26. Debbie Fucci

    May 3, 2017 at 6:55 pm


  27. Frances Jones

    May 3, 2017 at 6:50 pm

    Lord knows I’m still trying.keep me on the straight and narrow.Amen.

  28. Lia Wilkins

    May 3, 2017 at 6:41 pm

    Kim Colclough

  29. Sonya Alexander

    May 3, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    Lord please keep me obedient

  30. Hollie Woodson

    May 3, 2017 at 6:25 pm


  31. Lidya Nega

    May 3, 2017 at 6:19 pm

    Yes. Five Sign it block everything. Its a good message indeed. :-).

  32. Rozetta Penny

    May 3, 2017 at 6:14 pm


  33. Anaika Fletcher

    May 3, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    Good stuff!

  34. Renate Smith

    May 3, 2017 at 6:06 pm


  35. Amara Grace

    May 3, 2017 at 6:02 pm


  36. Jeanette Mabogo

    May 3, 2017 at 5:59 pm


  37. Valerie Dearborn

    May 3, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    Yes , Ive learned the hard way an. Thank You God – you Love me !

  38. Maggie Gibson

    May 3, 2017 at 5:52 pm


  39. Terry Daley

    May 3, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    Lord please help me to be in line with your will thank you Jesus Amen

  40. ShaRon Lacy Crudup-Eskridge

    May 3, 2017 at 5:39 pm


  41. Alexandria Kelly

    May 3, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    These things are true.

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