Our words are powerful. The words we speak over our loved ones can build them up or tear them down. A neuropsychologist shares what not to say to someone with depression, anxiety or some other mental illness.
Scripture tells us that the words we speak can produce life or death. We want to choose life and build up our loved ones and friends who suffer. A neuropsychologist shares 13 things TO say to someone struggling with depression, anxiety, or some other mental illness.
As a parent of teen boys, I long to know how to raise teenagers with confidence and joy. In today’s post, Connie Albers shares what to do when your parenting style doesn’t work anymore. Read more to learn how to parent in a way that builds your relationship.
I had no idea how hard it would be to watch him walk away. In all the years of raising my son, I never thought about how painful it would be when he left home. A delight in our home, and the maker of many a “family chuckle,” his mere presence would be deeply missed as he began a new life 1500 miles from home.
This is what we’ve raised him for, for the last 19 years: to give him wings to not only fly (figuratively and literally in his case as he pursues a career as a pilot), but to soar. To follow the dream God instilled in his heart, and watch him make his way in the world.
One of my biggest pet peeves is when people show a lack of respect for others. It seems that in today’s society, social graces focus less on respecting others and more on a “me first” mentality. During my quiet time recently, I read from 1 Peter 2:17 “Show proper respect to everyone, love your Christian brothers and sisters, fear God and respect the king.” These tips are some of the ways I’m teaching my children to show respect to others.
God always knows what we need. After a struggle with depression, Kim realized she needed to learn a whole new way of thinking if she wanted to leave depression behind for good. God did something life-changing. He sent a spiritual mentor that provided friendship discipleship. Read more of Kim’s story here.