God designed each one of us: our minds, our bodies, our temperaments. This is something to remember when you are mired in the quicksand of depression and hating yourself, thinking you are not worthy of anything. Bathe yourself daily in Psalm 139. Let God change your mind. Work with Him to change your thought patterns.… Read More
I’ve been there: in a deep funk with no energy and stuck in depressive quicksand. It’s not hopeless, there is a way to stop sinking deeper and deeper. But I’ll let Patsy tell you. Patsy Clairmont tells her story about her struggle with depression and how she learned to say, “Yes!” Her words of encouragement and… Read More
Do you find yourself making lists of ways you’re inadequate? Do you constantly put yourself down? There’s a simple solution: Stop it! Read this wonderful post on WordServe Water Cooler to learn more. http://wordservewatercooler.com/2014/12/19/two-words-of-advice-stop-it/
Agony. Death. Pain. Fear. Sorrow. We will experience these things and more as we go through life. Do I have to just grit my teeth and endure? In the middle of the deepest and darkest valleys, God will help me to move beyond my wailing question, “Why me?” I look to see God in the… Read More
I have learned how to be content with whatever I have. I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little. For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. Philippians… Read More
Epaphroditus went on a mercy mission to bring help to Paul, bring him money from his friends in Philippi (prisoners had to pay for their own upkeep). It was dangerous, and he became desperately ill. He stepped forward, volunteered, for this task because he felt called by God to do so, and what happened? He… Read More
Never apologize for being deep in the valley, For the soil is rich there, Good for growth. It’s okay to be on the mountain top, But there in the thin soil Growth is minimal.