How can I tell the difference between exhaustion and depression? Read more for some of the differences between exhaustion and depression and for three things in your control that you can change to make yourself feel better.
How do you know your calling and purpose? For some, they follow God no matter the cost to their security or stability. Others take fresh steps into the unknown of their calling and purpose. Ronne Rock shares stories of women who are changing the world along with the secret she discovered in knowing God’s calling and purpose for our lives.
My guest, Ronne Rock, and I talk about knowing what God wants us to do with our life; how we know our purpose. We have a God-designed influence, impact, purpose, and story, and yet so often we don’t see it for what it is. We compare ourselves to others and think we are supposed to be like them. But the truth is, God created each of us with a unique set of gifts, talents and personalities.
In different situations in our lives, we may feel as if we don’t fit in, but the truth is that God created us to fit perfectly and not fit in at the same time. He created us to stand out, just as Jesus did, as light and salt of the earth. The other side of the equation, however, reveals the paradox. God created each of us to truly fit in the only place that really matters.
Sometimes our lives are so filled with pain that we must find ways to cope because all we have done just hasn’t worked to stop the pain. Unfortunately, the ways we cope can cause even more pain, uncertainty and struggle. Tonie Camacho experienced some devastating situations while young; the loss of a parent, a mother who was mentally ill, and being sexually abused and raped. Alcohol became her way to cope. But, God can find us even in the midst of alcoholism.