Christian Life after Divorce

christian life after divorceChristian life after divorce has its challenges and in the beginning can seem hopeless. Instead of self-pity and resentment, this is a time to re-evaluate your life and rebuild it better and stronger. Self-improvement and goal setting is an important process when it comes to resuming life after divorce; strive to be the person God created you to be – the results may surprise you! Click here for a list of resources and books that may be helpful.

K.I.S.S

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Keeping life simple and why you should care. We’ve all heard the saying, “Keep It Simple Stupid.” But in this day and age it seems almost impossible to find simplicity in life. We are constantly being pulled in twenty different directions and couldn’t be further from living a simple life if we tried. What is […]

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Surviving Conflict

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We’ve all had our fair share of conflict and surviving it isn’t the difficult part. It’s the overcoming, prevailing, and being victorious over conflict that can be a bit tricky. Conflict close to the heart can be even more difficult, especially when it comes to divorce. Broken relationships tend to be proceeded with months or […]

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Joy, Pity, Despair – Which to Choose?

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Joy is a choice, an attitude, so why is it during the holiday season so many people let holiday stress, expectations and disappointments quench it? As Christians I think we are closer to understanding the meaning of Christmas than most. We know it is about Jesus Christ and the gift He gave to each and […]

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God Loves Everyone

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Is it only me or are there others that think the older we get the harder the heart becomes? Recently, I heard a sermon and the pastor mentioned that we should accept Christ when we first hear the good news (when we are young) because the more time that passes the harder it becomes. Not […]

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Do You Feel Invisible?

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I remember many years ago my parents telling me that children should be seen, not heard. By the amount of trouble my mouth got me in and still does it is obvious that I didn’t really listen. Instead, let’s consider Mary, who was taught from a young age to be tuned into other people’s feelings […]

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Is Life Passing You By?

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Life is always changing unfortunately we become blind and wake up 7, 10, 12 years down the road and wonder where time has gone. We see our children grown and independent, our waist line much wider than before, personal relationships are no longer what they were, or we have an overwhelming desire to buy a […]

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Where Does Inspiration Come From

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When was the last time you were inspired? Ever notice when you are inspired nothing can stop you? Find your passion and the secret to a productive life. Christians that believe followers of Christ shouldn’t have the “luxuries” the world has to offer couldn’t be further from the truth, God wants us to have nice […]

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Fruit of the Spirit: What is It and How to Get It

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Is there any one of us who doesn’t want to experience the fruit of the spirit in a greater and more fulfilling way? Galatians 5:22-23 – “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” (NIV) Our church pastor has […]

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Finding Purpose in Life

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Have you ever felt like you don’t have a purpose? Do you feel there is something you are supposed to be doing but you can’t figure out what it is? You know you are destined for more but can’t quite put your finger on it. When we find ourselves in this place it is easy […]

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How God Talks to Us

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Many Christians, including me, struggle with hearing God’s voice. There was a time in my life when I felt abandoned and lonely and did not believe that God would talk to me. However, eventually I realized that God really does want to have a relationship with me and with every relationship there is two-way communication. […]

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How to Say I’m Sorry

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Is there anyone who really likes saying sorry? Saying sorry is as dreaded as going to the dentist and is usually avoided or put off as long as possible, especially if the consequences aren’t fully comprehended. When we say we’re sorry we are admitting that we made a mistake, that we hurt someone we care […]

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Patience and Mercy – Two Things I Lack

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I am one of those people who struggle with being merciful. I definitely lack patience and hate praying for patience because I really don’t want to wait. People seem to frustrate me more than I would like because… well, because they don’t seem to be paying attention and are even more peculiar than I am. […]

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God is That You?

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Learning to hear God’s voice is sometimes like trying to understand what my wife means when she is talking to me. At times, it feels like we are speaking different languages. I hear her but completely misinterpret what she is saying. Of course, I love my wife and try hard to listen and understand but […]

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Stop Being Taken for Granted

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We all want to be appreciated and feel important especially to those that are the closest to us; spouse, family, friends, boss and our children but sometimes we feel like we are taken for granted. You may work your butt off at work day-after-day for several years and never receive a performance raise. You may […]

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Words of Wisdom and Knowledge – Sign Me Up!

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Wisdom is a trait that many want to possess. But, as we know from the nightly news and our own experience, it seems like the majority of people lack wisdom. Solomon prayed for wisdom and knowledge which God granted (2 Chronicles 1:7-12). It would have been easy to ask for riches but Solomon was the […]

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Getting Over the Past and Leaving it Behind

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Is Your Past Controlling Your Life? According to Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, our brains “cling to habit at the exclusion of all else, including common sense.” The weight of your past can get very heavy and the longer you hold on […]

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Work From Home Opportunity

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Marketing Tips Step-by-Step Guide The “Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Online,” By The Internet Marketing Center… Start Your Own Successful Internet Business From Square One, With a Proven A-Z Program for Making Money Online If you’d like to start making money on the Internet, but don’t have ANY business experience, technical skills, or ideas for what […]

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When Storms Come

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Have you ever noticed how some people seem to be in a constant downward spiral with one bad thing happening after the next? If this sounds like you, you’re probably wondering what lessons you are supposed to be learning from all these trials. Is our lesson to have more faith, patience, tolerance, forgiveness or humility? […]

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Divorced and Depressed

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Interestingly enough a marriage can be on the rocks for years with both parties unhappy. The nagging, power struggles and constant arguing may have turned loving feelings to hate and bitterness. Many times people feel as though the only solution is to divorce but divorce has its own set of consequences and issues. Dysfunctional relationships […]

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Always Wanting More

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The topic – the secret of satisfaction is one that is visited often. Why is it the ego, the concern with self, is so strong sometimes? All we think about is what is in it for me? Life would be better only if… The Bible talks about how no matter how much we have, we […]

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Dealing with Difficult People

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In life, make no mistake, people will disagree with you, hurt you, bully you, correct you and disappoint you. There is simply no avoiding it but do we like it when it happens? Of course not and unfortunately many people begin to worry, feel bad or resent others. Too much energy is spent reacting to […]

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