You Can Break Free from Your Past Pains

It’s a process!  Breaking free from the things that have haunted you for years, the people who have hurt you through betrayal or rejection and the disappointments that have discouraged you to live are all a part of a process. How long is the process?  That is entirely up to you. Memories are resurfaced by … Continue reading You Can Break Free from Your Past Pains

There is a Time to Love and Hate

Life events can shift us into an emotional storm, causing us to feel the anxiety of the aftermath. It is when anger hits like a tornado, tears fall like scattered showers, outrage drowns like a hurricane and mental shock has the same effects as a bolt of lightning touching the brain. Are these emotions normal? … Continue reading There is a Time to Love and Hate

One Hour Leads to One Day

You have probably heard the phrase “Take life one day at a time”.  But depending on what's going on in your, life getting through one day can seem extremely challenging. I recently posted on how we can take control of anxiety and fear that fights to manage our lives. And when I am starting to … Continue reading One Hour Leads to One Day

Controlling Anxiety When Tragedy Strikes

How do you view unpleasant events when you are having a not so good day? A ‘bad’ day can happen to anyone right? Or do tragic things only occur in the lives of certain people? You might think or feel as though only bad things happen to you or that you are some how destined … Continue reading Controlling Anxiety When Tragedy Strikes

Life Can Seem Meaningless

Have you ever felt as though you were stuck in a rut? You know that feeling where you have reached the point of being tired of being tired. You feel drained, stagnated and completely worn out. I believe everyone experiences at least a moment of what I just described. If you are affected by a … Continue reading Life Can Seem Meaningless

Ministering to the Mind

How has your Monday been going?  Are you feeling better today than you were yesterday? If so, great! If not, why? Let me take a guess at it. Yesterday, you were feeling a little bit down from either missing someone, being discouraged from one disappoint after another or receiving some not so good news and … Continue reading Ministering to the Mind

If Only Someone Notices

Last week, one of my students’ right arm was temporarily disabled due to an injury. This caused his dominant hand to be inoperative. I noticed how his peers were eager to assist him with note taking, toting any bags or books and making sure his basic accommodations were met. Because of someone acknowledging that the … Continue reading If Only Someone Notices

Accessing Peace While Dealing with Anxiety

Let me guess, you woke up this morning eager and ready to get your day started, right? Or…. Perhaps you dreaded getting up out of your bed after experiencing a restless night. Was it because of the long and exhausting day you had or because of the day that you are anticipating? What has you … Continue reading Accessing Peace While Dealing with Anxiety

Don’t Allow Fear to Paralyze Your Future

Many Americans feel as though this Monday is extremely different than  a week ago.  Last Monday, you might have been starting your work week with challenges, but you didn’t feel as overwhelmed. You felt as if there was hope.  As though you had something to look forward to in your future. That things indeed for … Continue reading Don’t Allow Fear to Paralyze Your Future

Solid Faith On Shaky Ground

Solid Faith, On Shaky Ground I can imagine that churches all over America were filled on yesterday. Then again, there could have been a downhill shift in attendance. Why? The same answer can be given for both scenarios.  When crises hit it either causes one to hold on tighter to their beliefs or to question … Continue reading Solid Faith On Shaky Ground