Two of the most common mental health conditions, depression and anxiety, cost the global economy the equivalent of US$ 1 trillion a year, according to the World Health Organization. Depression affects approximately 280 million people worldwide and can occur alone, concurrent with another mental health condition (such as anxiety or substance abuse), or as a … Continue reading May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Since you clicked on this blog and are reading it, I believe you are chosen by God. That may sound a little kooky, but stick with me for a bit. I’m hoping you’ll come to realize you were put on this earth for a reason and it’s up to you to figure out what that … Continue reading Chosen
I’ve been practicing listening for the Lord speaking to me, whether it’s directly or through the Holy Spirit. So, the other night when I got in my car to drive to work (I work night shift) and a song from my worship list or a podcast didn’t automatically start playing as usual, I took advantage … Continue reading Talking with the Lord
In our culture of social media popularity, where filtered selfies, making a name for yourself, building your platform, becoming a worldwide phenomenon, putting your best foot (or picture) forward, going viral (internet, not Covid-19😉), and getting the most likes, followers, and subscribers you can are so important, it’s hard to believe it’s not about us. … Continue reading It’s Not About You — And Yet, It’s All About You
“Lord, I will give thanks to you with all my heart. I will tell about all the wonderful things you have done. I will be glad and full of joy because of you. Most High God, I will sing the praises of your name.” (Psalm 9:1-2, NIRV) Thank You, Lord, for clothes to wear, a … Continue reading Giving Thanks
Nothing will stop us in our tracks faster than fear. Fear is one of Satan’s favorite tactics. It prevents us from accomplishing the purpose for which God put us on this earth. It’s also why many of us miss out on the abundant life Jesus offers. Plain and simple, fear blocks faith. Fear is defined as … Continue reading Lies! All Lies!
What have you been thinking about lately? Has it been positive or negative? Have you been putting yourself down in your own mind? Are your thoughts self-defeating or do your thoughts agree with what Scripture says about you? Sometimes I think we’re not even aware of the self-talk we have going on inside our heads, … Continue reading Self-Talk—The Battlefield of Our Mind
I’m going to step out and say something very unpopular in today’s culture: many people are going to miss out on going to heaven.
I know. That makes me intolerant, discriminatory, and close-minded, right?