Hope for the Hurting
Meditation is more than just memorizing a Bible verse. Meditating on Scripture will transform your thinking by replacing negative thoughts with God’s truth. In today’s post, Sarah Geringer shares 3 easy ways to meditate on God’s truth that will change your thought life.
Will you be mine? That’s not only a question we might ask another this time of year for Valentine’s Day, but I believe is also the fundamental question Jesus asks each of us. Do you love a good “love story?” I think Jesus had to go through Samaria in order to show one woman just how much He loved her.
Sometimes, when we make a big, life-altering decision or leap of faith, we encounter detours. We face problems and interruptions that can make us question whether or not we heard God in the first place. We reach a crossroads in our faith journey where we can either continue trusting God or turn away from him. Read more as Abby McDonald shares how we can trust God even when life doesn’t make sense.
Are you having a hard time resuming your normal daily activities? Has your energy been transplanted by the winter sluggishness? Does it seem no matter how hard you try you just can’t find your joy in the aftermath of the holidays? You are not alone. I’ve been there. So have tens of thousands of other Americans. There is hope for combating post-holiday depression or the blues.
The decorations and lights have come down, the sweet treats reduced to a few remaining crumbs, company has returned home, and the joy you felt spending time with loved ones over the holidays has been replaced with the blues. It may be a common experience, but you don’t have to take it as a foregone conclusion. When you begin to sense the arrival of the blues, determine to take matters into your own hands. 6 tips for coping with the post-holiday blues.
What do you do when you have the blues? As a Neuropsychologist and one who has experienced depression and came out on the other side, I’m sharing tips on how to manage and fight off the blues.
Have you ever found yourself stuck in the comparison trap? Change is possible. You can learn to live in freedom from constant comparison. The path to freedom is paved in prayer. These three prayers to stop comparing yourself to others will help you break this toxic habit and learn to live in the freedom of God’s unfailing love.
I know I’m not the first one to struggle with feeling like what I have to offer is not enough, and I daresay I won’t be the last. Have you ever felt like you weren’t enough or what you had to offer wasn’t enough? What can you do when you feel like you’re never enough? Where do you put your focus?
You’re not good enough. You’re useless. You’re not as valuable as other people. Have you ever listened to words like these that swirl around in your head? Comparison lies. They’re all part of the enemy’s comparison trap. To defeat the lies, you need to know what God says about you. Do you know who you are in Christ?
At this time of year, everyone is talking about making resolutions. I’m not much of a fan. Instead, my New Year’s aspirations are more about a challenge of sorts. Each year, I select one word, theme or phrase of the year that sums up who I want to be or how I want to live in the new year. Read more about this practice that’s born much more fruit in the long run than I’ve ever seen come from even the best-kept resolutions.
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