What to Do When Relationships Fail

Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. ~ Hugh Mackay A friend’s daughter just found out her husband is having an affair and wants a divorce. She and the kids are devastated, shocked and angry. Sound familiar? My heart hurts for the people involved. How would you […]

5 Key Concepts to Help You Overcome Guilt & Resentment

Negative emotions like loneliness, envy and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life; they’re big, flashing signs that something needs to change. ~ Gretchen Rubin The working title for this article was “Don’t let the OOPS’s Get You Down”. You know – all the stuff that we do or don’t do […]

Four Essential Qualities of a Committed Christian

God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are unafraid to put ourselves in situations where we will be in trouble if He doesn’t come through. ~ Francis Chan When I got married several decades ago, I have to admit I didn’t have much faith that […]

What Did Jesus Do?

For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He even gave up His only begotten (unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life. ~ John 3:16 AMP Years ago it was popular to […]

The Privilege and Responsibility of Forgiveness

Nothing in the Christian life is more important than forgiveness – our forgiveness of others and God’s forgiveness of us. ~ John McArthur Jr. The concept of forgiveness is a basic privilege and responsibility in the life of a Christian. First, we understand that God forgave us for everything – past, present and future. He […]

How to Deal with Betrayal– 6 Guidelines to Healing and Peace

Betrayal is an interpersonal trauma which shatters assumptions about how we view life and the people close to us. ~ Eileen R. Borris There have been only two times in my life when I truly felt betrayed, when the people and situations I trusted for one outcome turned into something completely unexpected, totally negative and […]

7 Deadly Emotional Sins – And What to Do About Them

What kind of life do you want to have? Let me guess. Health, peace and prosperity – all of which are directly affected by our thoughts and emotions.

How to Forgive: 7 Steps to Emotional Freedom

Have you ever been overwhelmed by anger and hurt? Unable to forgive the wrong? God wants you to have stability and peace. Here are 7 steps to help you overcome the pain and forgive.

Understanding Forgiveness: 7 Keys to Blessing, Power and Peace

Have you ever been swamped by anger, shock and confusion? Has someone you thought you could trust ever said or done something that hurt you deeply? Forgiveness is the key to regain your equalibrium. It has seven spiritual and natural strengths, seven benefits (blessings) that contribute to your spiritual, mental, emotional and physical health

Find Peace for Your Life: Become a Peacemaker

Today’s article is another reminder for me – and hopefully for you as well – to stay on the peaceful side of life! Here are five Attitude Adjusters to help you cope with people who do their best to steal your peace.