Christians: When Life Sucks– Refocus

What can we do when life sucks: when life is far from how we want it, when we just can’t take one more thing? We need a new way to focus our attention. What I am going to suggest may take a lot of effort. You may have to recommit to it several times throughout…

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Setting Goals- Don’t Rush Your Performance

I will set my goal. That was the foundational point one evening at VBS. We discussed how Lebron James once had a goal to make 80% of his free throws. He did achieve 78% one season. In our class, the boys got to make free throws into a basket. The boys, L & C, are…

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Depressed? Here is something to read…

Pop psychology helps us only as long as it it before our eyes or in our ears. It is great to say “I am a beast” , “I am crushing it”,  “I am having a great day”.  But there are days we just do not and cannot believe it. Here are some blogs that help…

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Can Three Words Turn Anxiety Into Success?

I have a lot of anxiety often. As I get older my chest feels tighter and heavier more often and it concerns me. Anxiety is at a high level for most people globally right now. There are many ways to trick yourself out of anxiety. Here is one I came across today that I felt…

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27 ways God acts on our behalf for our good

This is taken from an article written by Christian blogger Kelly R. Baker.Here is a quick go to reference for How Jesus acts on our behalf: Makes you rest in green meadows (Psalm 23:2) Leads you beside peaceful streams (Psalm 23:2) Renews your strength (Psalm 23:3) Guides you along right paths (Psalm 23:3) Is close…

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Finding joy when God trims us.

Pain, discomfort, hesitation, drudgery, inconvenience? Please keep reading for joy. I am thinking that first sentence was maybe not an attention grabber. Yet, I think we can all relate to experiencing these emotions and states of mind. From a worldly point of view, we can just say “this is how life goes.” Or “it is…

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