So, what can we do spiritually to manage mental and physical health while having to endure this present state of affairs? The Bible says, grace, peace and thanksgiving are our antidotes.
Last month the ceiling started to fall literally and figuratively. My bathroom ceiling in the basement was falling apart due to humidity. I had to scrape it, install a better vent system and repaint the ceiling and the walls. I needed to do it months ago, but I put it off. What happens when we … Continue reading Help… the ceiling is falling!
This is the year that my heart becomes a WHOLE lot better! I have several holes that are pretty big right now, but with Jesus doing the repairs, I know I'm in good hands. I just have to keep from taking over the tools that He likes to use to get the job done. When … Continue reading Whole In My Heart
The media desires trust, but feeds us lies and half-truths daily. When we swallow these words, it leaves us hurting, stressed, and not knowing who to believe. So, when the media and the madness calls from the computer, phone and TV screen, it would be good to quote this phrase over and over...In God … Continue reading Trusting God in an Untrustworthy World to Relieve Stress
I love surprises! I don't, however, enjoy the surprise of a stressful situation. Have you ever gone to work only to find out that people have been laid off, or your company is being "reorganized". Maybe you've experienced an unexpected death in the family, or a diagnosis of cancer after a routine visit to the … Continue reading The Stress of Surprise!
As I sit her today, I am experiencing adversity in a large way and needing the arms of Jesus to get me through. I've tried in my own power to fix the situation at hand many times over and it's just not working out the way that I thought that it would or should! So, … Continue reading Living through Adversity in the arms of Jesus
We have a new puppy and the truth is, at 8 weeks old, Skylar didn't come housebroken or house trained. We started training her immediately and she's doing pretty good, but we've had our accidents. It's frustrating, but we carry on. I know from past experience with our other dog, Molly, that it takes awhile. … Continue reading Acceptance of Truth
Friends, Many times, the Thanksgiving season comes with thankfulness for the good things, but if your like me, you've also had to endure hard times or suffering through out the years. As a Christian, God tells us in 1 Thessalonians 5:18 "Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ … Continue reading In Everything Give Thanks
Hi Everyone! I'm ready for another Bible Study! Are you? Gearing up for our Fall Pathway to Wholeness BIBLE Study! We will meet on Tuesday Evenings from 7-9 p.m in the Atlanta/Perimeter area, November 1 - Jan. 31 2016. We have three weeks off for the holiday season. Pathway to Wholeness is a discipleship Bible … Continue reading Pathway to Wholeness
Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your path. (NIV) As a Christian, when I read this quickly, I think it's encouraging, but in reality, it is literally gold and should be treated as such. … Continue reading Who’s Directing Your Path?