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Ever find yourself struggling through life’s challenges? Maybe you’re tired and weary. Maybe fears and doubts threaten your ability to live well as a Christian.
I believe God has more peace, joy, and freedom than many of us come to know. I want this for us.
I also believe God is bigger and better than any of us can ever know. I want us to see more of Him daily.
Here we’ll journey through areas of emotional health, soul care, and spiritual growth in order to cultivate a life-well lived and a soul well-nourished. Not a perfect life, but a life reliant on the One who is perfect.
While it may not be easy, it’s worth it.
**NOTE: I am not a licensed therapist or clinician. Any advice given on this site is strictly my observations and insights based on personal experiences and study. It should in no way take the place of professional assistance.
I cannot express the need to validate another person's emotional experience more. The disconnect we hold to our own emotions keeps us from experiencing others in theirs, AND keeps us from experiencing the beauty of God's emotions.
"To be truly biblical, as well as truly effective, the growth process must include the Body of Christ."~Cloud & Townsend, How People Grow
How often do we say God is all we need, then deny the way God provides for our needs through people?
One way to answer the question, "What can I do?" is to start with you.
"It starts with me."
Consider possible biases, even the one's we're sure we don't have. What about the ones we don't know are there until they surface? Or the ones we don't realize are biased/privileged?
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