Tag Archives: mental health

Your unresolved issues cause pain

Human desires divide us. Spirit-led desires unite us. When people connect heart-to-heart it’s an indication that God is working. Deception dances through the door of the unresolved issues hiding in our heart. Bringing them into the open helps us see … Continue reading

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Seek out what inspires your heart, not what corrupts it

Harden your heart to corruption. Soften it to compassion. Influences matter. They mold you into their image. Discern and avoid deceptive and/or devious influences. When you neglect to consciously choose your influences, you surrender to whatever influences come your way. … Continue reading

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Marsh Madness

O, the glorious valueAnd amazing treasureOf every human being,Even when it’s unseenAnd unappreciated.Even people society rejectsContain the image of GodBuried beneath their brokenness,Yet still present in their pain.Love finds, beholds, and respectsThe Creator’s work and reflection,No matter how dim,No matter … Continue reading

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Illusionary living or beyond church Christianity?

When we see small stuff as big stuff, we misrepresent reality by stuffing our mind with distorted proportions. Every lie is big stuff. It’s a loser’s lost cause because even if it appears to win, it loses truth and integrity. … Continue reading

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Taming your inner wilderness

If you don’t tameThe wildernessInside you,It will overgrowAnd devour you. If you’re having trouble finding happiness around you, that’s because it must first be discovered and developed within you. Trying to spread happiness and hope to other people is the … Continue reading

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Our thoughts & feelings produce many mirages

Life is full of mirages. The way things seem to your senses isn’t always the way they really are. Our consciousness contains both illusion and truth. It’s important to separate the two. Be attentive to your inner self. You can … Continue reading

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Take time to be silly & to ponder

Innocent silliness that makes people smile is always worthwhile. If you can’t find happiness in everyday moments, it does little good to pursue it elsewhere. Life’s full of currents trying to push and pull you. Make sure you want to … Continue reading

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Your thoughts need a traffic cop . . .

Never cleaning your mind is like never cleaning your bathtub. It’ll get real nasty. Some thoughts are tormenters; some, inspirers. I block one group and welcome the other. Uncontrolled thoughts will jam up your brain like a city with no … Continue reading

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A brain outside the box can be an improvement on normal

Just because something is normal, doesn’t make it right, ethical, correct, or moral. Like blurry eyes or smudged up glasses, our perception of life is skewed. Kindness and humility help clear it up. When we overthink and under-ponder, we open … Continue reading

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Self-control — the fruit of the Spirit

If you aren’t controlling your desires, thoughts, and feelings, then you’re not in control of your life. They are. If we would spend more time and effort controlling self and less trying to control other people, life would be much … Continue reading

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