“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.” -2 Corinthians 4:16 Endurance is such an important but difficult quality to cultivate. As an aspiring hiker and runner (emphasis on the aspiring part!), I know just how important it is to maintain a steady pace. However, … Continue reading Endurance

Remembering God’s Goodness

“I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will consider all of your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds.” -Psalm 77:11 Lately I’ve been thinking about the power of remembrance. This is a theme that seems to run throughout the Bible. All throughout … Continue reading Remembering God’s Goodness

The Power of Calm

“Do we want to infect people with more anxiety, or heal ourselves and the people around us with calm?” -Brene’ Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection  I just love this quote by Brene’ Brown. Her analogy is so true. Like a virus, anxiety is an infectious disease that spreads so easily from person to person. As a … Continue reading The Power of Calm

The Illusion of Control

“Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him.” -Psalm 37:7a I’ve always been a careful planner. I love to organize, make lists, and create plans. Although these can be helpful qualities, I think that control is often a coping mechanism for anxiety. There are so many unpredictable things in life and I feel … Continue reading The Illusion of Control

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