That's why we complain isn't it? To feel better. After all, I've got to get this off my chest! I need to vent!" But does it really make you feel better? I decided to do an experiment. What would happen if, instead of complaining, I thanked God. Here's what happened. The more I complained about… Continue reading Does Complaining Make You Feel Better?
Our Sunday School lesson was taken from Luke 16:1-9. It can be difficult to understand, depending on which translation you read. We grasped for the true meaning with some difficulty and interesting discussion. I couldn't wait to get home and search for understanding. Perhaps you studied the same lesson. Jesus told His disciples a story… Continue reading Jesus Talks About Wealth
I found myself in a situation that took me off guard, and I had no idea what to say. As all of us parents love to do, a friend was bragging on her kid. Then, she added that the child was too smart to believe in the Bible. I uttered a meager, "But it's true."… Continue reading Lord, Make Me Bold
I am strengthened by Vivian’s faith and trust in the Lord. God’s Word tells us, “… and after you have done everything, to stand.” I am standing with you, Vivian!
Do you ever have times when you just feel defeated? You try this or that to only end up disappointed and disheartened? It happens to everyone.
I’ve been tasting the bitterness of disappointed hopes lately with my recovery. I’ve tried new tasks I think I can handle just to end up once again taking two steps back. These were simple things like climbing stairs, or household chores, things that used to come easily but are now difficult and frustrating, resulting in nausea and fatigue.
That’s the physical struggle, but then there’s the spiritual struggle which accompanies the physical struggle because we are all connected: soul, body, spirit.
In her book ‘Beauty Marks’, Linda Barrick explains the difference between our bodies, souls and spirits like this:
Body: physiological, sense awareness, sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch.
Soul: psychological, self-awareness, mind, will, emotions.
Spirit: Spiritual, God awareness, Conscience, faith, worship, dwelling place of…
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Two years ago, I had no idea I was going to write a blog. I had no idea my daughter would lead worship in my church. I had no idea God was getting ready to change my life. But God had His plan working all along, even though I was completely unaware of what He… Continue reading Lord, Teach Me to Pray
Has something very unfair happened to you? It might be an unfaithful spouse, slander/ lies, you lost your job, or anything you consider completely UNFAIR). You probably can't believe it's really happening to you. If your answer is yes, this is God's promise for you: "And we know that in all things God works for the… Continue reading When Life Isn’t Fair
Did you know that LAUGHTER has emotional and physical health benefits? It relieves stress, improves your mood, eases anxiety, and more! I tend to be very serious and analytical, but I am learning more and more how important it is to laugh every day. At the end, I will share some of the sources I go… Continue reading How To Relieve Stress AND Boost Your Mental & Physical Health