When our eyes are grateful, we can see grace and goodness all around us. But often, we live as if life isn’t good enough, we don’t have enough, and we just plain aren’t enough.
Well, my friend, this is where we get it all wrong—our focus is off.
According to author Michele Howe, the more we focus on ourselves, the less we develop an attitude of appreciation for what we do have. And when we dwell on the things we wish we had or immerse ourselves in the negative, our troubled feelings and actions will follow.
GIVEAWAY ALERT: You can win the book Quiet by this week’s podcast guest. Keep reading to find out how!
Do you struggle to create space in your daily routine for quiet time with God? So many of us want to feel close to Him, but we have difficulty finding time in our chaotic schedules. Or maybe a lack of time isn’t the issue, but inconsistencies in our days or being pulled away by distractions.
Well, my friend, if this is something you struggle with, then be encouraged…
GIVEAWAY ALERT: You can win the book When Strivings Cease by this week’s podcast guest. Keep reading to find out how!
In a world that applauds self-improvement, anxiety levels are at an all-time high. We feel pressure to lead, pressure to be productive, pressure to seize the day, and if you’re a parent … the pressure to parent well around the clock.
Well, today’s guest, best-selling author, Ruth Chou Simons, found herself squarely situated in that same camp, knowing there had to be a better way of living than chasing the world’s ever-changing, never-enough standard.
Get ready, sister! We’re going to St. Louis, Missouri, for a Fresh Grounded Faith conference. But don’t worry—there’s no need to pack your bags! Since we’re going on the podcast, that means St. Louis is coming to you!
Today I’m joined by former Facts of Life actress, Lisa Whelchel, plus former lead singer of Newsong, Michael O’Brien, and we’re answering all kinds of questions from the audience. We like to call this part of the conference “Spill the Beans,” and it’s one of my favorites because we share lots of laughter while also getting real about our faith.
Studies have shown that the health benefits of friendship include a stronger immune system, faster recovery time from illness, lower anxiety levels, and an increase in your generosity. We all need some of that, right?
In this super sensitive day in which we live, don’t you want to be less offendable? I sure do!