Herbal tea and Biblical Meditation time. . .

I had a comforting and enlightening conversation with a Christian counselor the other day. She gently gave me a rebuke for being impatient with someone I loved. It helped me to see the value in having other Believers in my circle. They help me renew my mind when my thoughts are exasperated by what’s goingContinue reading “Herbal tea and Biblical Meditation time. . .”

Gaining a New Perspective on Spiritual Self-care

“ For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome.” Jeremiah 29:11, AMPC After a tiring move across five states, a social media hiatus, and an intense home organization period. . .I am finally settling into aContinue reading “Gaining a New Perspective on Spiritual Self-care”

Discovering Your Passion: What Moves You? (Part 3)

*revised classic blog series Another key to discovering your passion is to pay attention to those things that ignite your zeal. What gets you going? Watch for clues. A story on the news may spark your attention, a sermon at church may stir you up to do something, even a conversation with a friend mayContinue reading “Discovering Your Passion: What Moves You? (Part 3)”

Discovering Your Passion: What Moves You? (Part 2)

*revised classic blog series Even if you discover what you are truly passionate about, you will not know how to direct it (according to His plan for you) if you do not get God involved in your plans. Proverbs 16:3 in the Amplified Bible says, “Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust themContinue reading “Discovering Your Passion: What Moves You? (Part 2)”

The Journey to Emotional Healing

One day I was thumbing through one of my Bibles and praying, “Lord, how do you heal people who suffer from emotional illnesses? Is it the same way in which you heal people with physical illnesses?” The Holy Spirit led me to read about two different women in the Bible.  One was the woman atContinue reading “The Journey to Emotional Healing”

My Spiritual Recovery from Abusive Relationships

I remember visiting a women’s domestic violence support group once. I was single at the time, and I wasn’t in any domestic violence situation. However, I had just gotten out of a relationship with a man who was very verbally abusive. From the very beginning of the relationship, he would always put me down andContinue reading “My Spiritual Recovery from Abusive Relationships”