Christian Living

How to live as a Christian in today’s world. Tips on how to be a better Christian, spiritual inspiration, and encouragement for Christians. Tips for Bible reading and journaling.

How to Have Positive Self-Talk Using Scripture

How to Have Positive Self-Talk Using Scripture

Do you have positive self-talk? C’mon, you know what I mean!¬† Some of the things we tell ourselves are not kind. Let me jog your memory. Perhaps you may have said something to yourself like the following: “You look so fat,” “No one loves you,” “You’re not pretty,” or “You are so stupid.” It’s that…

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25 Quotes to Inspire You to Live Your Best Life

25 Amazing Quotes to Inspire You to Live Your Best Life

I love reading quotes from well-known Christian leaders. What they say gives us a window into their soul. We get a peek into how they think and feel about life and the hardships they have overcome. Unfortunately, many of these Christian leaders have experienced horrific situations we cannot begin to fathom. And what has made…

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5 Greatest Lessons You Can Learn From Suffering

Are you in a season of suffering? Personally, I am not a fan of the whole concept, but I am starting to understand why God allows it. Truthfully, my flesh doesn’t want to understand it at all, but my heart calls me to dig deeper. You see, for many years I thought God was cruel…

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7 Ways to Stop Being a People Pleaser

It is easy to get trapped in the cycle of being a people pleaser. In fact, accommodating others is so ingrained in many of us that we don’t know how to act any other way. Changing is not just difficult, it is terrifying. Perhaps you have become the emotional caretaker of everyone around you, and…

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How to Stop Living You Life in Fear

Do you find it difficult to stop living your life in fear? I understand all too well. I have struggled with fear for years. It is hardwired into my brain. I especially deal with fear as a momma. Looking back, I realized this habit of fear started when I was a young child and has…

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Why You Need to Forgive Those Who Hurt You

There are 5 reasons why you need to forgive those who hurt you. Not an easy task, right? If you are like me, forgiveness doesn’t come naturally. It takes work. Personally, I used to like to think about offenses done to me about a thousand times and wallow in the past until I am drowning.…

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9 Shocking Reasons Why God Compares Us to Sheep.

9 Shocking Reasons Why God Compares us to Sheep

Do you ever wonder why God compares us to sheep in the Bible? Is it that we are cute and cuddly like them, or is there more to the comparison? There has to be a reason why Jesus would refer to Himself as the Good Shepard and us, His sheep. After much research, I found…

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Estranged From Family at the Holidays: 7 Ways to Cope

Are you estranged from family this holiday? Or maybe you are dealing with a family rift. I know how you feel. I spent 7 years estranged from my family, and it was awful. Frankly, it sucked. The holidays were the worst because they reminded me things were not right in my life. And I felt…

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Can God Use a Horrible Failure or Loss?

Do you feel like a horrible failure or have you recently experienced a terrible loss? You are not alone. Most of us have had this happen to us at one time or another. After a horrible day, you go to bed and pray the next day will be better. Many times it is better the…

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The Fruit of Discipline: How to Get Through the Hard Times

Do you think the fruit of discipline is worth it? I mean really, who in their right mind would ask God for a trial? Yet, God allows things to happen to us that we don’t understand. The Bible says to count it all joy when we have a trial. (James 1:2-4) Haha! I am laughing.¬†Does…

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