"If you're at rock bottom, good, because you're going to find out who that rock is."
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There are many, many people who are in deep distress but are not at a moment of crisis right now. Providing support and help may prevent them from ever getting to that point.
"By and large, most cancers are chronic diseases that are caused by our choices."
Vulnerability isn't easy, which is why it's often spoken of in terms of courage. When you're vulnerable, you share something of your life with someone—and you never know, really, how that will be received.
Addiction will involve every single stinky and messy part of us—body, soul and spirit.
When your spouse hurts you, your natural response may be to lash out in anger or to isolate and withdraw. Instead, look at these aspects of the situation, and be more intentional about how you respond and what you do next.
It will make all the difference in your daily walk.
God is opening small and large doors to better experiences for all of us who are willing to follow Him into multiplicity for kingdom purposes.
Don't extract your self-esteem from what you accomplish on a given day.
The good news is that no matter how many years go by, there's something that never fails.
David, that Israelite king who lived a thousand years before Jesus was born, understood this need.
Peter started out strong. He had big faith to get down out of that boat. He just couldn't sustain it long enough.
Is Christ Lord of our whole life, or do we limit His reign to certain "pockets"? Do we only seek God's hand when we need something, or do we pursue His heart?
"It's been like a ministry assignment," says Anne Graham Lotz.
Others may sometimes use sophisticated arguments to challenge the believer who genuinely follows the Spirit. But stand firm.
We need to learn to believe in God's healing promise to receive our manifested healing.
"My prayers at that time were of desperation. They were simply, 'Help!' I knew that He alone could fix things."
While the world admires fast and furious, big and bold, the way of Jesus is usually slow and steady with patience and perseverance.
Through her cancer journey and beyond, author Twila Belk has made it her purpose to brag on God.
The reality is, life can be stressful, and we can easily get caught up in the day-to-day pressures that make us feel anxious and cause us to worry.