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 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...
If someone gives you a gift, you might feel good. Whether or not you’re prone to want gifts, gifts motivated by love are nice. Right? But, if you sense that they’re doing it out of obligation, or what they gave is something that offends, or it is...
Plastic gingerbread pieces and visions of scrumptious lands beckoned childhood wonder. Candy Land’s cards with colored blocks and enticing images meant hidden possibilities. Just the right draw placed you on Rainbow Trail or Mountain Pass, ahead of everyone else. One...
My latest article on iBelieve has me rattled. The pieces I choose are generally topics that come from a place of growth. Areas I’ve been challenged in and still wrestle through. I suspect I’ll be on this course of struggling and growth until the day I die....
When a prolonged season of extreme stress overtook me, I collapsed. I could no longer do what had been done before. With my brain muddied-up and fuzzy all the time, an inner drive took over. Move towards healing or move aside and let life deal with you. I chose to...
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’ve wrongly believed the enemy’s whispers, that to deal with anxiety is to be in sin. That anxiety indicates I’m too weak to be of value for Kingdom purposes.
It’s just not true."
How to Handle an Anxiety Attack
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Writing an article on when you can't not be anxious. And feeling anxiety. 🙄🙃 Y'all, it's a process. Layers of past events, unhealthy beliefs, & destructive structures built up over time don't dissipate in a moment.
Feeling anxiety is not a sign of failure or weakness. #loved
Counseling can be an effective way to address areas in your life that keep you from experiencing more of God, richer relationships, and the ability to enjoy in a vibrant life. #ChristianCounselingbit.ly/2oTwRwq
An apology that only acknowledges that another person was offended by your behavior and not how the person was actually harmed by your offense is not an apology.
A true apology will recognize the harm, take responsibility for the offense, accept the consequence, and make amends.
Looking for something folksy, fun, and full of coffee? Head over to Spotify or YT and look up the Espresso Song by the Divers.
Then there's the TV Dinner Blues, the sweet Snowfoot Waltz, and the simple life of Willie. Y'all, I got some college memories going on here. pic.twitter.com/gsKSN1ruBq
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