Conversing around the dinner table about death and dying prepares us all mentally and emotionally for the inevitable, however distasteful we might find it.
Job can be a difficult book to understand, however it can help us in our every day life. I have ministered to perfectly healthy people who outwardly seem successful, and happy but have experienced an acute amount of stress that caused them to despair for their very life. However, these people were not mentally ill.
A setback doesn’t have to be the end of your dreams. Look at it this way, a setback might be exactly what you need to get where you want to be. A setback may be a blessing in disguise!!
No matter your past, it does not count for anything- God calls you – you will go through a transition- you have a purpose in your life.
This is a time that we should not neglect self-care. Neglecting to care for our wellbeing may lead to stopping us from enjoying the festive season, and we don’t want that!
What has a baby got to do with Christmas? What is the True Meaning of Christmas?
A capacity for self-love makes it more likely that you will be able to express genuine love and compassion for others.
When the angel told them to stop being afraid, not only was their terror soothed, but the angel’s words had a deeper meaning as well. “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy.” What were those good tidings?
We are tempted to ignore apocalyptic texts such as this. Not only are they difficult to understand, but we are embarrassed by the extremes of today’s apocalyptic preachers. On the other hand, we must acknowledge that Jesus spoke clearly about the Second Coming, also known as the Parousia. Other New Testament writings emphasize it as well, so should we take it seriously?
Sometimes making decisions is hard, especially when some doubts or fears make you reconsider your position, and so you hesitate and wonder if you should give up or keep going.
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