Go ahead and be angry. You would do well to be angry – but don’t use your anger as fuel for revenge. And don’t stay angry. Ephesians 4:8 (The Message) Have you ever been good and angry? A few months ago I listened to Chip Ingram’s series,...
Heightened emotions have a way of taking us off course. One minute we’re fine and dandy, taking care of life. The next minute something happens which sets our feelings into overdrive. Maybe it’s the proverbial spilled milk, in a literal sense. Maybe it’s the umpteenth...
I woke up energized. Ready to write or vlog or tackle a new project. It didn’t take long for that to change as those little tickles and twinges of a cold started to form. Ironically, while watching an herbal webinar on dealing with colds, flu symptoms and...
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 talked about this some in today's video about Speaking the Truth in Love (FB group #ACultivatedLife community & YT).
As I wrote the article for Crosswalk I kept thinking about how we distort what it means to be "for" another person in speaking truth in love. This 👇 twitter.com/TownsendCUI/st…
We need new experiences that bring God's truth deeper into our souls. Not avoidance.
Instead of denying what's happening, meet the source of Truth in it all. It takes courageous vulnerability to be gut-level of honest with self, God, and others.
Don't give up, courageous one.
It bears repeating, because I keep seeing messages that say otherwise.
Feelings don't lie. They inform.
By telling ourselves, & others, feelings can't be trusted we run the risk of trusting ourselves for faith that performs. We miss out on deeper healing & connection with God.
Is it just me, or are there a number of believers who want to live a bold life whole remaining humble?
I see men and women who don’t take the bait of over-inflated value, but also struggle to own God’s assignment of value.
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