Do you spend your days approaching Christmas frantically preparing for the season? It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the stress of the holiday season and to lose focus from the real reason for the season. Christine Trimpe shares a secret she learned that shifted her focus to Jesus and helped her regain her peace, joy and calm in the midst of the holiday season. She shares how to set the tone in your home with her Advent ABC Checklist.
It happens to all of us at some point. If we don’t remain vigilant, the enemy can have a field day with our thought life. But, we can fight back with the right tool set. These 6 tools will help us fight against our real enemy so we can overcome and combat fearful thoughts.
In today’s busy culture, doing more is praised. What about when you’re overwhelmed with the enormity of it all? There is an antidote for feeling overwhelmed. As I wondered how I would manage, I thought through these 10 steps that helped me process the overwhelm and exchange it for God’s grace, mercy and provision.
Have you ever longed for peace? I have. I just didn’t know that peace was a benefit of trusting God. For many years, I was hard-pressed to tell you what peace was or how to obtain it. All that changed when I took a liking to the book of Isaiah and discovered the pathway to peace.
The enemy comes to steal our joy, kill our peace and destroy our identity. But don’t despair. Scripture says “You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world” (1 John 4:4). Once we are aware of the enemy’s tactics, we can fight them head on.