Do you struggle with bitterness and resentment in your relationships? We are all hurt people. And we also hurt people. It is especially difficult when we are hurt or betrayed by the closest people: parents, marriage partners, closest friends.
How can we cultivate joy in life’s discouraging seasons? Discouraging seasons take all shapes and forms: stress on the home-front or job-front, relationship struggles, health scares, global pandemics, grief, and so much more. Learn how to cultivate joy with these powerful tips by my writer friend Stacey Pardoe.
Let me tell you a little story about staying in the game called life. “I will not play this game anymore!” It was unusual to hear this from the mouth of my eleven-years old nephew. He loved this online game and was playing it for months. Concerned, I asked what happened.
Are we keeping the faith in times of crisis? How can we build up our faith and be prepared when the crisis hits?
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?
Have you experienced the power of art dedicated to God? Art has this ability to touch us in a deep, emotional way and at the same time to teach us profound universal truths.
Do you struggle to stay motivated to work and in your ministry? It is not easy to keep our motivation and focus. In the Bible, God shows us some principles and practical ways to stay motivated to work and minister.
Do you need a lesson about the power of prayer? The life of the Bible character Job is a great encouragement to seek God and pour out our souls to Him.
“Confession of Love” is a poem dedicated to my husband. After some rocky and difficult years of marriage, I found that my love has grown stronger. I have been learning to forgive, to let go of past hurts and to let God heal my wounds. “Confession of Love” is a poem for him, for the man in your life, a poem for your husband.
Seasons. Time to stay and time to move forward. Time to find courage to cross over into new territories, assignments, callings.