All of us experience some level of fear in our lives. The degree to which fear shows up and impacts our lives depends, in large part, on how we observe and even engage it. You see, the moment we begin to observe fear, we have given ourselves some distance from it, a little bit of separation from it, and we can begin to see it from a little bit of a higher perspective. By doing so, and incorpporating other techniques, we can begin to put fear in its proper place — the backseat.
Published on Sep 18 @ 10:04 AM CDT
Do you ever respond to a situation in a way that doesn't seem appropriate or helpful? Maybe your response is over-the-top or perhaps you don't have enough of a reaction. In either case, getting to the root of your reaction will help direct you to the most appropriate remedy for the reaction. One way to do this is by identifying how you were feeling about yourself in that situation? This question brings the focus back on self and shows you how you are interpreting the situation. And it is the meaning you make of a situation, rather than the situation itself, which often determines your response. And when you understand the story you're telling yourself, and where that story comes from, you have the power to make a change!
Published on Sep 14 @ 11:24 AM CDT
In this time of social distancing, connection certainly looks different. From girl’s/guy’s night over Zoom, to live streaming Sunday morning worship, to virtual school, COVID-19 has certainly had a significant impact on our lives. Whether you're feeling lonely from a lack of connection or feeling overwhelmed by too much time with family, it's helpful to have tools for how to have a healthy connection and interaction.
Published on Aug 31 @ 10:48 AM CDT
One thing we can be certain of in life is that there will be uncertainty. And, for most of us, with uncertainty comes fear and anxiety. Since living with anxious thoughts is not only exhausting, but it is also not God's desire for us, it is helpful to understood helpful tips and tools for experiencing peace even when our life, and even our world, feels uncertain.
Published on Aug 10 @ 12:24 PM CDT
For most of us, receiving a lump sum of money, such as the COVID-19 stimulus check, can raise a lot questions about the best and most responsible way to allocate the funds. Let’s take a look a six things to do with your stimulus check.
Published on Apr 20 @ 8:47 AM CDT