5 Meaningful Steps that will Help You Heal from Painful Emotions
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5 Meaningful Steps that will Help You Heal from Painful Emotions

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could protect our children from difficult painful emotions? Fear Anger Grief Anxiety Frustration Heartbreak It would be wonderful if we didn’t have to deal with them ourselves. I imagine it was a very sad day for our Heavenly Father when Adam and Eve decided they wanted to know “good…

How God Will Give You What You Need When You are Suffering
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How God Will Give You What You Need When You are Suffering

It’s normal to complain when life doesn’t go the way we expect. But what if it’s not supposed to… In Henry Blackaby’s Bible Study, Experiencing God. He talks about the way we often make plans and then get upset when God doesn’t seem to cooperate and facilitate. He encourages readers to watch and learn what God is doing around them…

5 Helpful Ways to Replace Your Fear with Strength Today
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5 Helpful Ways to Replace Your Fear with Strength Today

I can’t. I know I’m not strong enough to deal with that. I’m afraid! What’s that thing that makes your palms sweat and your heart race? The thing you fear most. The thing you beg God not to allow—telling Him you’re not strong enough. Those who want to motivate and inspire you might say: You’re stronger than…

3 Things God Promises to Help You Overcome Your Fears
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3 Things God Promises to Help You Overcome Your Fears

What frightens you? Illness? Heights? Confined spaces? Flying? Rejection? Failure? __________? Have you ever been afraid of the disapproval of friends, family, coworkers, or the people with whom you interact on social media? Paul had something to say to Timothy about that . . . well, maybe not the social media part although I think…

How God Will Make You Strong, Courageous, and Unafraid Today
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How God Will Make You Strong, Courageous, and Unafraid Today

Do you worry about the future? Do you find yourself imagining what-if or thinking I can’t? I’ve been trying to imagine what it must have been like for the wilderness wanderers as they prepared to enter the Promised Land. 40 years earlier their parents had planted seeds of doubt and fear of the things they’d…

5 Verses to Pray When You Need Strength and Courage
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5 Verses to Pray When You Need Strength and Courage

You’ve probably seen the quote before. “Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” ~Ian MacLaren Everyone carries the burden of emotional baggage. Baggage that can so easily turn into fear, anxiety, frustration, anger, or overwhelming sadness. Everyone gets out of bed each morning with a need for enough strength and courage to…