Our family was blessed to spend last week away from home, enjoying each other and nature. But even before we headed back home, I felt the worries of life begin to creep into my mind and heart, trying to steal joy-filled moments right out from under me. I did not want my joy-filled moments self-destroyed or Satan-destroyed by worry! I'm guessing you don't either. Every person on the planet has … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Curb Constant Worry
You know that bill you received unexpectedly? Or is it the car that seems to be on its last legs? How about the health of your aging parents or the latest medical report you received? It's easy to let everyday issues of life pile up and cause us to slip into worry mode. You know what I mean? That mode of mind when you are trying to convince yourself NOT to worry, but find your thoughts … [Read more...] about How to Prevent Slipping into Worry Mode
2.12.11:This morning I had the privilege to share a prayer testimony of one of the many ways God has worked in our family’s life through prayer. Two years ago, about this time, I was pregnant with our sweet Tarah and my belly was growing each day. With that growth, and the glorious winter weather we have here in Columbus, OH (Oh, yes. So many overcast, ugly gray days you just can’t keep up.), the … [Read more...] about Top Post for Jan/Feb 2011: Anxieties and Worry and Diapers, Oh My!