No-one likes to go through storms. We know God can turn any storm into something good. Yet we rarely consider how our storm may impact others for their good. Read along to see how God did this very thing in a real-life example.
Difficult times can skew our thoughts, beliefs, and actions. Sometimes we’re tempted to think our prayers aren’t as effective as others. But God desires us to pursue a relationship with Him for ourselves.
In the rear-view mirror, I see from my past journeys that wherever God wanted me to travel with Him, He has always made a path where I could see none. He reminds us in Isaiah 43:19 that He is doing a new thing. Before you will see the masterpiece He is creating in your life, you must be obedient to the thing He has called you to today.
It’s hard to know how to help a depressed loved one, especially if you’ve never been depressed. Dr. Bengtson gives practical tips on how to help a depressed loved one.
Part of what contributes to depression is our stale thinking. When something is stale, it is on it’s way to a slow death, no longer full of life and freshness. So stale thinking is any thought that does not yield life, but pulls us down. Learn how to eliminate stale thinking.
More people suffer with depression during this time of year than any other. Having expectations of others is a fast track to the holiday blues.