How to Have Peace {Bible Reading Plan}

18. March 2018 faith 0
How to Have Peace {Bible Reading Plan}
  What do you think of when you think of peace? Is it ten minutes of silence with no children pulling at your pant leg or screaming at one another? (Oh, I remember those days. They will pass, I promise.) Is it a life with no drama or problems? (Well, that may never pass, I ...

If I’m a Christian, Why Am I Not Happy? (A Study on Joy)

11. March 2018 faith 10
If I’m a Christian, Why Am I Not Happy? (A Study on Joy)
      Do you compare yourself to your friend who seems too happy all. the. time? Do you find yourself questioning, “Why am I not happy?! I’m a Christian! Where’s the joy?” Well, my friends, join the “struggling for joy crowd.” We all have our days, weeks, months, and years when joy seems unattainable. ...

The Fruit of the Spirit: What is True Love?

04. March 2018 faith 6
The Fruit of the Spirit: What is True Love?
Love. It’s a word that stirs up different images and feelings for each of us. A word defined by culture. I think our grandparents or great-grandparents would define it differently than we. But what is true love? According to an article on the site Life, Hope, and Truth, by Eddie Foster,  “Love” has been horribly abused ...

Finding a Healthy Self-Image

25. February 2018 faith, self image 2
Finding a Healthy Self-Image
  Finding a healthy self-image can be tricky. When my kids were small, I prayed for them to be humbly confident. I wanted them to be self-assured in school and all they did, but I didn’t want them to be prideful or overly confident. Nobody likes a know-it-all. And though pride can be a good ...

Prayer Fatigue: What to Do When It’s Hard to Pray

18. February 2018 faith 7
Prayer Fatigue: What to Do When It’s Hard to Pray
    A few years ago I was disenchanted with prayer. Prayer fatigue left me broken and weary. I was angry and confused. Grief stricken. “Why do we pray if it doesn’t make a difference?” I yelled to the sky. Why do we keep on praying when we see no answers?  The answer I found ...