Hope for the Hurting
Sometimes we have to be intentional about caring for ourselves, especially during a stressful holiday season. The holidays are always portrayed as a merry, cheerful time, yet not everyone feels that way. Get ahead of anxiety, overwhelm and avoid burnout by practicing self-care for this year.
The common denominator that I see in people as I travel is that every culture, gender and generation faces the need for hope. Hope that sees beyond life circumstances they are facing or walking through right now. Hope is not enough by itself. To live your purpose, it starts with hope and faith.
Practicing these 8 relatively easy, practical self-care tips can have huge payoffs in terms of our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Try them today to calm your mind, regulate your mood, and decrease anxiety and depression.
Difficulty trusting God has been an issue since the beginning of man. If we trace back to the Garden of Eden, we see the first woman struggle to trust God. Do you ever struggle to trust God? Let me be the first to admit I’ve struggled with trusting God completely. Oh, we may not call it such. But when I…
We all go through hardships at some point in life. If we aren’t careful, those times can lead to feelings of hopelessness. My guest, Julie Holmquist, and her family experienced difficult times especially recently. An unexpected job loss and no replacement job available meant relocating when they didn’t want to move. How do you keep hope alive for yourself and your family in the midst of unwanted transition?
Sometimes life takes a fast, unexpected curve, tossing us back and forth with uncertainty. When life becomes uncertain or threatens to fall apart, you can give up or heed the call to trust God more.
Recent events have caused me to introspect, and dive deep into finding out what the Bible says about racism. It’s a delicate issue and God has plenty to say about it. Read more for 8 things to consider from Scripture about racism.
How many times have you been in darkness without a plan to make it through it? Maybe you’ve faced challenges financially, with relationships or in health. In this situation, I was literally in the dark. But I realized that trusting God in the dark is very much like getting ready in the dark. You can’t see Him but you have to believe anyway.
Finding joy in life in the midst of pain and difficult circumstances can be a challenge even for the well-equipped. But Tricia Thirey learned that looking for reasons to be joyful in the midst of hard times, can go a long way towards changing your perspective. She shares more in today’s post.
As I fall asleep at night, as soon as I wake up in the morning, and countless times throughout the day, you and your current struggle have been on my mind. And personally, in my own current life trials, I can relate on so many levels, with so many areas of uncertainty. Questions that are hard to answer. The good news is, when life gets tough, there is an answer.