Be Kind

Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves. (Proverbs 11:17) Kindness is something this world could use a lot more of. You will be hard pressed to ever go a day in your life where you don’t meet someone who needs a kind word. Jesus modeled kindness so well during…

Never Alone

We are never alone in a fight. People just see our Holy Army! Psalm 91:11”For He will give His angels charge concerning you, to guard you in all your ways.“ Luke 4:10”For it is written, ‘He will command His angels concerning you to guard you carefully.’” Exodus 23:20“See, I am sending an angel ahead of…

Be Intentional About Creating Freedom

Create Freedom, be Intentional When you notice a mind trap or common negative thought creeping in, first stop, take an intentional deep breath, and from this more mindful space, you can move through The Freedom Practice of these next four steps (Name, Feel, Release, Redirect): The Freedom Practice1. Name it: Actually name the style of…

Be At Peace and Just Be

Be At Peace and Just Be Right now, more than ever, we are pressured to be doing anything, be productive, and work on our outstanding to-do list. This may increase stress and anxiety. This week let’s strive to be at peace and just be. You are beautiful, caring, giving, and loved. The world needs your…

YOU Make the World Better

Self-care means asking yourself what you need and following through on the honest answer. Self-care can be as simple as getting to bed earlier on a work night, or as hard as taking a look at some of the habits you’ve created for yourself and their long-term effects. Self-care is essential. It’s human work we…

Don’t Say It Mean

Say what you mean. When we are seeking healing in a relationship, it is crucial for us to speak the “truth in love.” Avoiding or minimizing what we are feeling may buy peace in the short term, but will block healing in the long run. It is vitally important for both parties to speak their…

Practicing Forgiveness with All Your Mind

Hi reader. I wanted to share this great word from Scott Stoner, Creative Visionary and Founder of Living Compass. “Can you recognize that the brokenness they caused in you arose from something broken in them? Can you desire for them the same wholeness that you seek for yourself?” —Jake Owensby. Choosing to practice forgiveness toward someone…

Practicing Forgiveness with All Your Heart

“Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.” Cherie Carter This week reflect on our need to overcome a tendency to protect ourselves in order to be able to both forgive and seek forgiveness. Today’s quote reminds us that holding on to anger when someone has hurt us actually…

The Intentional Pause

Why do we hate silence? Why do have a need for constant sound or noise? Whether it is listening to music, tv, audible book or conversation, we have an excessive need for sound. We are constantly batting two types of noise; Outer Noise sounds from the environment (ex. Tv, workplace, home, traffic, etc.) Inner Noise…

Emotional Bank Account

As a culture, we clearly value expressing our love for each other this time of year. This includes the expression of all kinds of love, not just romantic love. Valentine’s Day is also an opportunity to tell friends, relatives, colleagues, and classmates (Remember exchanging cards with everyone in your classroom when you were a child?)…