When reading or hearing this verse, I’ve been known to cringe a bit. Not as much today as I have in the past, but still…does it get to you as much as it does to me? It’s right there in the beginning of the book of James. He begins his address to God’s...
As I look back and consider the reasons I’ve lived stuck, I see many. I see them now as I’ve fought hard to know the kind of freedom Christ offers, realizing there must be more to this Christian life than the pain and suffering I’ve known....
Can you imagine the likelihood of such a scene? A host of angst-ridden engagements between three young boys. Accusations yelled out, grabbing and taking implemented, and even the wild facial taunts and bodily aggression. Shocker. Imagine those times when children, and...
Scarcity lies to our hearts on a daily basis. It tells us that what we have, and even what we could have, is never enough. It stands on the false presumption that to have more in the way of tangible things and in the way of power, control, and influence, is what we...
Sitting in my bedroom, back when we fostered on a ranch and I was probably hiding or taking a break while a dozen kids were occupied elsewhere, I remember our nanny coming in and saying something heart-jolting to me. Maybe it was because of the stack of books she saw,...
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.
And here I am grinning wide because with see people healing from trauma as the bravest ones I know. They are the ones tending to their whole selves to show up in whole in this world.
Keep going courageous ones. twitter.com/MattWalshBlog/…
When someone speaks of scripture, or identifies as a Christian, believers are prone to apply a world of meaning that define that person's character.
This attributed meaning can cause a series of problems because their actual character has nothing to do with our assumptions.
Safe people. That term was new to me less than a decade ago, and today it's a topic I'm passionate about. I've seen and heard so much pain that happens in church communities due to people not being safe.
We can learn.
We need to learn.
We need safe people in our lives and ...? pic.twitter.com/EqAFVjaCky
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