Disciplining Our Minds in Difficult Times

Disciplining our minds in difficult times

With this unprecedented pandemic, we need more than ever the art of disciplining our minds in difficult times. Thoughts have consequences. They affect our mental and emotional health.  Not only our current thoughts but also our belief systems play a crucial role in our well-being and stability.  When the crisis hit, it exposes and challenges our beliefs. Is our house built on sand or on a Rock?

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Disappointment and Discouragement – 6 Steps to Overcome

disappointment and discouragement

There is no living man who has not experienced the bitterness of disappointment, and his brother’s dark shadow – the discouragement. We all experience brief moments of disappointment and depression, but sometimes it becomes a permanent, highly destructive mental state. The disappointment is a state of embitterment and the most common cause of discouragement. Very often they go hand-in-hand and intertwine. Continue reading “Disappointment and Discouragement – 6 Steps to Overcome”

How to Experience the Joy of Transformation

the joy of transformation

There are many kinds of joy. The various positive events in our lives bring small or bigger moments of joy. However, they are fleeting and sooner or later they are diminishing. But there is a greater, higher joy, which is a constant, deep state of the soul. This condition is the product of intimacy and communion with God, that is the joy of our transformation. Continue reading “How to Experience the Joy of Transformation”