What is the best preparation for Christmas? It is such a busy season with a thousand things to accomplish and prepare – some pleasant, some stressful and overwhelming. We decorate our houses plan meals, buy presents, meet relatives, participate in church activities, and so much more. But when the time comes, are we really prepared?
In Psalm 63 David makes an astounding statement – God’s love is greater than life itself. But what makes God’s love greater than life and why?
Personal expectations can be a source of satisfaction and joy, as well as a source of disappointment and frustration. But why do we get so disappointed when things do not develop as we expect? And how can we live not depending on our expectations?
How can we responsibly handle our expectations and thus increase our satisfaction in life? The hotel is crowded and loud, the desired job comes in a package with a complaining colleague, the attempts to eat healthy fail, a friend refuses to help at the last minute, the husband has forgotten the anniversary.
What is the difference between my way and God’s way of meeting needs and fulfilling desires? Why is God’s way the best for us?
Do you feel like you’re wasting your time? That you are moving away from your dreams and goals? Perhaps the decision not to be negligent about your life is the step that will put you on the path of success.
What brings us satisfaction and contentment? Is there a way to live an everyday life of satisfaction and contentment? What do we do when our days do not develop the way we want? Continue reading “3 Biblical Keys to Satisfaction and Contentment”
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”
The way to maintain an attitude of joy and satisfaction is to make the daily choice to refusе to worry. And turn the focus instead on the reality of God’s presence. Continue reading “5 Biblical Steps to Keep the Joy”
God’s anti-stress therapy is God’s rest. In the previous post, we talked about God’s rest and the main way of entering and staying in it. Another very important tool is the choice to rejoice and the attitude of joy and satisfaction. Continue reading “Choosing Joy as Part of God’s Anti-stress Therapy”