When you’re wounded, forgiveness is one of the last things you’re excited about doing. You might want to heal your wounded heart, but forgive? Instead, anger surfaces. Indignation appears. Outrage over what’s happened takes center stage. Or, you hide...
Breaking the trap of shame involves more than positive statements and trying to get ourselves to believe positive things. Yet, we’re prone to grasp every mantra that sounds good and rings true, with the hope that somehow we can start living that way. We need...
Today’s guest post is from a licensed therapist and author, Lisa Murray. She shares three strategies you can use to turn your shame-story into healing. What is your story? We all have one. You know, the story that contains the good, the bad, the ugly of our...
It started in the garden. This need to know. How things will work out. Why this happened. What to do next. And how others should live. It stunts our ability to grow. I’m not talking about knowing God intimately at a heart level, but trying to know about God...
Today’s post is a revised excerpt from my friend Michelle DeRusha’s, new book, “True You: Let Go of Your False Self to Uncover the Person God Created”. I love Michell’s combination of personal insight as well as science, as seen in this...
Are you feeling OK? Our typical response it a quick, “I’m fine.” Even when it’s not true. It really is OK to not be OK. Even when others don’t know how to handle this truth. You don’t have to make yourself OK to be OK, in fact,...
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.
My body called for a 6 AM walk, before humidity & heat take over. My brain said, “Skip it. You have a passport appointment & need to look good for that little photo.”
Well, small town passport people take vacations & training.
Sooooo...take a walk in the heat anyway? 😬🤷🏼♀️🥵
It's funny how you can look at someone else & say, "Wow, the thing they did is something I could never do. I'm in awe." Then the same person thinks the same of you.
You look at each other & realize, "Wow, only God."
Each of us responds in different ways. Each response matters.
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