Reading the Bible. Just the thought of it makes us cringe. Not that we don’t want to, but it’s just so darn intimidating! In my last blog post, I shared that spending time in God’s word helps us to know his character and allows us to hear him speaking. But the question is, how do we read the Bible?Read More
What if there was someone who knew you inside and out, who knew all the broken parts of you, and still thought you were beautiful? What if they spoke words of love and encouragement to you every day?Read More
I made it to Thanksgiving barely hanging on, a high-strung, anxious ball of nerves. And I was starting to believe that that was just who I was. I beat myself up for not enjoying the moment. I thought, maybe I’m just not a happy person.Read More
Have you ever wondered what God thinks about you? You don’t have to look any further than his word to find out. He calls us his special possession, his handiwork, and many other loving terms. One thing is clear throughout scripture- as followers of Christ, we are his.Read More
Who do you think you are? It’s a question you never want to get asked. If someone does say that to you, you’re probably in some hot water. But all kidding aside, what would you say if I asked you that question? Not in angry way of course, but in a stop-and-consider-it kind of way?
What was your father like? Was he moody? Unapproachable? Critical? Could you trust him- really trust him to be there for you and have your best interest at heart?
I can’t say that I could, and it’s really hurt my relationship with God.Read More
If I had to describe anxiety, I’d say it’s like a Vise Grip on your brain, squeezing tighter and tighter until all you feel is fear and all you see is doom and gloom. You’re not yourself anymore. You’re not free to think your own thoughts. You’re just controlled by this thing, and your attempts to get rid of it.
How nice would it be to have your brain back? These 5 tips will help you get back in control.Read More
Sleep. That elusive yet wonderful thing that everyone needs and few get. Do you remember the last time you went to bed and fell asleep immediately, not a care in the world?
If not, you’re probably a bedtime worrier. But not to worry! Here are the basic things you need to understand to combat nighttime anxiety.Read More
Have you ever had a moment where life makes you doubt yourself? You don’t just doubt your decisions, but you question whether you’re even worth it. You find yourself asking, am I worth loving? Does anybody really know me? Am I important?Read More
Negative emotions are the worst. Not only do they make you feel bad in the moment, but they also hold you back from good things. (Like that time you knew you deserved a raise but you were too scared to speak up).
That's why it's important that you break free from negative emotions. What would you do if you weren't overly sensitive, anxious, insecure? No matter what the negative emotions are, you can gain control. Here are 3 simple steps.Read More