Believe me when I say I can empathize with those of you who suffer from chronic pain conditions. I know how exhausting it can be to hurt all the time. I’m right there with you with my fibromyalgia (which feels like somebody has pulled the plug, drained all the energy out of me, then thrown … Continue reading Empathizing With Chronic Pain Sufferers
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
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?
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