Do you “stress” about “stress” before there’s “stress” to “stress” about? Stress: Pressure or tension exerted on a material object or a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. SYNONYMS: strain, pressure (nervous) tension, worry, anxiety, trouble, difficulty, informal hassle. Stress is also your body’s way of… Continue reading Stress

When Things Don’t Go Well

The words that some people like to quote when misfortune hits : a. Why Me? b. What Happened? c. I don’t know/I don’t understand? Brothers and Sisters, those were my words when a tragedy befell my family 3 days after Thanksgiving, in the year 2000. At approximately 2:30/3:00 AM. Everything we owned was destroyed in… Continue reading When Things Don’t Go Well

“Is this all there is?” (Part 3 of “Does Everything Happen for a Reason”)

Originally posted on Elihu's Corner:
This is the third part of the series, “Does Everything Happen for a reason?” To read the previous post, click here. Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 preset “What we would here and now call our ‘happiness’ is not the end God chiefly has in view: but when we are such as…

Looking Up When People Let You Down

It is difficult to worship God when people let you down. It is a common experience for you and I as believers to attempt to worship God but find it impossible because our minds are saturated with thoughts of animosity about another person. This is especially difficult when the other person happens to be a… Continue reading Looking Up When People Let You Down

Still in denial…

Originally posted on A blog about living well and successful today:
Many times, those of us who feel overwhelmed and depressed are in denial about the reason for the way we feel. It could be something which happened yesterday or last month, but we won’t admit it. It could be something which happened to us…

Sugar Coated Ear Candy Preaching Is Dangerous

II Timothy 4:3-5 3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; 4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables. 5 But watch thou in all things, endure… Continue reading Sugar Coated Ear Candy Preaching Is Dangerous