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...
When I crashed, I crashed hard. I could barely get out of bed anymore. I thought I needed rest for a day or two to make up for all the activity of fostering multiple children in a unique set up in the country. Those days turned into weeks. Tears lived on the edge of...
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...
I have the privilege of being tested by my own words. The things I’m compelled to teach about are often the result of past experiences. Even so, God allows me to be tested in the same areas again. I’m faced with these questions often. Do I mean what I say?...
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...
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.
1. Learn how to take effective, relaxing deep breaths.
2. Breathe deeply every now and then to calm the body and mind.
3. Step away, stand, stretch, walk across your space in lunges; do something to keep your body moving if you sit a lot.
Taking a daily ride on an emotional roller coaster in this crisis? I’m here to help! Join me, Wed 4/1 over on my FB Page at 1:30 PT for “𝐓𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬 𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐂𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐬 𝐅𝐁 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞”. I’ll offer solutions you can apply immediately! #AllInThisTogether#COVID19pic.twitter.com/9htFXbTsBD
#faithpitch#FaithOverFear I see some great pitches today, writers. Excited that you're taking the time to bring what you're working on. Live boldy in faith! If God is bringing you words right now, share them with us!
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