“This is why I weep and my eyes overflow with tears. No one is near to comfort me, no one to restore my spirit” (Lamentations 1:16, NIV). Have you ever experienced a storm that shattered your life in away that you had never experienced before? Things were so broken and chaotic that you could not … Continue reading Castaway After a Storm
Have you ever experienced a night so agonizing that it felt as though extra hours had been added to it? You know one of those nights that you are ready to be over and done with but the hands on the clock seemed to have been stuck? Well, not only have I had them, but … Continue reading You Just Survived a Dark Night!
We have heard the clichés. We are familiar with the omens. And after you glanced at your calendar this morning there was probably a feeling of anxiety that tried to overwhelm you. Heck, I even know some people who stayed at home today because they feared something bad would happen! Stop the madness in your … Continue reading Friday 13th Doesn’t Mean Bad Luck!
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?
It’s a new day; week, month and season! Sometimes when you step into the new it requires something old to be left behind or to fall back. This can include internal and external factors. Let’s focus on an inner conflict; specifically, fears. Fears can hold us hostage mentally and block us from desired achievements, as … Continue reading What Fears Are Holding You Back?
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
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
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
The biggest day in American football or any American sport for that matter, is now over. Did your team win or lose? Were you a faithful watcher up until the very end? I wasn’t. After the historic and epic half time show, I pretty much tuned out to the movie channels. Now, I appreciate the … Continue reading When Your Heart’s Not in the Game