Weekly Mindful Journaling Challenge #5: Listen to Your Body Talk

When we are sick, unhealthy, and feeling less than adequate – we suffer depression, anxiety, and even spiritual deprivation (meaning, lack of meaning and purpose – feeling unfulfilled). Any casual research will show that there is a definitive link between unhealthy eating habits, sleep, and depression and anxiety.

Weekly Mindful Journaling Challenge #1: Expression of Gratitude

The best way one is able to begin expressing gratitude is by keeping a journal. Doing so allows an individual an opportune moment to not only write private expression of thankfulness that helps us recognize the blessings bestowed upon us. It is a treasure of reflection and meditation for us to turn to in times where we may forget what brings us comfort and joy. It highlights those good things we share in our lives with others.

Finding our Identity through Christ

How do we come to understand our sense of worth, know who we are, and how does this matter? Today’s society has consistently defined and redefined what it means to be someone. In this message, I explore the idea of identity in Christ by looking at the two questions Christ asks. Focusing on our identity…

Daily Praise and Worship

It is not merely enough to enter into the holy sanctuary of prayer and meditation. It is enriching when our prayer and meditation includes daily praise and worship. It is part of our spiritual growth and discipline in the Christian life. If we fail to engage in daily praise and worship, we fall prey to the cares and anxieties of this world. Fear and doubt becoming an all consuming fire.

Humbled by His Sacrifice

But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. ~ Galatians 6:14, KJV ~ ~ January 17, 2020 Devotional ~ Christ’s sacrifice on the cross ought to be profoundly humbling to us. It is with…

In Solitude We Find Intimacy

And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed. ~ Mark 1:35, ESV ~ Spending time in solitude is beneficial for an intimate and deep enriching relationship with our Heavenly Father. Christ sets the example for us to follow. He…

In solitude we find peace of mind

And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed.  ~ Mark 1:35, ESV ~ There is a difference between feeling lonely and spending time in solitude. In recovery, one of the greatest threats to moving toward a life of meaning…