Right now, you could be anxious about your final exams and analyzing the consequences of not receiving the grade you desire and need. This very moment you could be seeking a momentary escape away from managing the schedules of teenagers and the demands of a toddler and newborn. You could be surfing the Internet trying … Continue reading Are You Suffering from Burnout?
This very moment you could be pondering about a life changing decision; minor or major. Today you might have listened to a sermon or motivational message, prayed with a partner or asked a friend for advice. But only to realize that you are still not at peace about what to do in your situation. Now, … Continue reading Finding Peace While Making Decisions
One of my favorite quotes is from the movie, Forrest Gump "Life is like a box of chocolates." Why? Because if you have a variety of options, as you do in life, you truly never know what you are going to get. Chocolate lovers have different taste preferences. What might taste scrumptious to one might … Continue reading Ever Feel Like Your Life is a Mess?
The Easter fun is over. Resurrection Sunday has passed. But guess what? JESUS is still risen from the borrowed grave! Now what does this really mean for you? This means that you too have been resurrected. Unlike Jesus, you did not have to die a physical death. But the fact that Jesus did die and … Continue reading Bury Toxic Thoughts and Let Your Mind Be Resurrected
Congratulations! You survived preparing a great Thanksgiving meal, entertaining wonderful and even wacky loved ones, and the madness of Black Friday which has now become 'Black Thursday'. And the hoopla continues today on Cyber Monday. If you are like me, you graciously resisted the in-store shopping and peacefully surfed for online deals. By the way, … Continue reading Being Thankful After Thanksgiving
Did you know we are held captive by our own thoughts? Did you know that we allow external noise to hold us hostage? Both situations can be either positive or negative. David confessed to God that “My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught at the voice of the enemy,” (Psalm 55:2b-3a, NIV). Our thoughts … Continue reading What Voice is Speaking to You?
Have you ever experienced so much during one season that it left you just about speechless? You tried to explain your emotions to a confidant and the words would not fall into place. Then you eventually reach a reality that concluded that you yourself could not understand your haughty emotions. When you are experiencing a … Continue reading Trust God to Rescue You from Your Torment!
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
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
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