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When Being Still is Uncomfortable, A Different Perspective – Guest Post by Leslie Newman

Do you find it hard to be still? Sometimes it follows me right into my prayer life. This month we plan to tackle the meaning and benefits of being still.

Do you find it hard to be still? I certainly do, and it follows me right into my prayer life. Learning about God and serving him comes easy for me.  However, sitting still with him is an area which is a continuous struggle for me. This month we plan to tackle the meaning and benefits of being still with God and ourselves. Hope you will join us as we take this journey. To kick off our new series, I am...

Be Still.

Can you hear God’s whispers or is your world to noisy?  Join us this month at Embracing the Unexpected as we uncover what it means to be still.

Be Still in God’s Presence Can you hear God’s whispers or is your world to noisy?  Join us this month at Embracing the Unexpected as we uncover what it means to “Be Still.” If you are not signed up yet, we would love to have you join our community at Embracing the Unexpected....

Struggling to Embrace the Next Season

Do you ever try to hang on to a season in life or struggle to embrace the new season? Yep, I was one of those mommas' that didn’t want her baby going off...

Do you ever try to hang on to a season in life or struggle to embrace the new season? Yep, I was one of those mommas’ that didn’t want her baby going off to Kindergarten. I remember it well! As I grasped for ways to make time slow down the minutes kept clicking and the first day of school was upon us....

Will You Let Easter Pass With Just A Glance?

As I approached the week before Easter, I heard myself rationalizing why I could let it pass with little fanfare. I figured I have a strong faith where God is in my heart all year, not just this week. Surely God would understand if I didn’t focus on “Holy Week.” After all, I was already focusing on the work I was doing for him. BUT, I was so wrong to think I could let Easter pass with just a glance....

When You Want To Help: Eight Strategies For Loving Someone With An Anxiety Disorder

In my head, I was screaming out, “Please, not again, I just can’t listen to you talk about what might happen!” It wasn’t that I didn’t want to help; after all, this is my daughter whom I love dearly and would do anything in the world for her. But my support seemed to make things worse. I didn’t know how to help. Have you ever uttered those words or entertained these thoughts while trying to help someone with an anxiety...