You and I can add breathing space and intentionality into the choices we make, and cut out the confusion and angst impulsive responses bring with them. How? In knowing and embracing our personal values. Consultant and coach, Becky Turner, shows us how to make that determination. Examples included.
Drawers, cupboards, closets, sheds, and garages full of stuff. Unorganized excess. Baggage—emotional and physical saved for someone else to sift, sort, dispose of or save in an unbroken cycle of disorganization and distraction. We all come face-to-face with our stuff and sometimes we find ourselves buried in the stuff of loved ones. And yet . . . let’s talk about it.
That Palm Sunday morning when I looked up at the cross, the view had changed since my Saturday morning visit. A long table flanked the cross. A water bottle sat in front of it. And a cut piece of firewood stood on one arm of the cross. That wasn’t right! I’m guilty of adding clutter to the cross. Maybe you are too?
Have you ever allowed shame over your words or actions to hold you back from God’s call on your life? Have you ever believed that your past disqualifies you in some way from serving God? The enemy would like to convince us that our messy pasts erode any promise for our future. Read Michelle’s post to renew your hope and redeem your past.
Recording artist JJ Heller hadn’t considered that the strange symptoms in her body could be explained in a diagnosis of panic disorder. Finally armed with an answer, she faced with the challenge of figuring out how to make the panic attacks stop. In today’s post, JJ offers four practical tips and tons of encouragement for those suffering with panic disorder and for those with loved ones who do.