The Art Of Christian Living

Exploring & Sharing Life | Lessons | Experiences

Lessons to learn from this journey of becoming vulnerable “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.” Brene Brown Shame: Shame destroys or …

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We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection. Brené Brown Sex as a taboo Sex has been one of my biggest taboos, and I always shy away …

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What happens when we start embracing vulnerability and learning acceptance in life? If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.” Brene Brown Recently I embarked on a journey of self-discovery, acceptance, authenticity, and working toward self-actualization, but I realized that …

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The anchor of our soul Hope is the root that holds everything together Hope never betrays nor changes like the chameleon Your color remains the same   The world exists because you live  You may not stop the catastrophes of this world yet you restore Like running waters with your touch as gentle as the morning whisper   Your steps sound quiet as an …

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No difficulty can discourage, no obstacle dismay, no trouble dishearten the man who has acquired the art of being alive. Difficulties are but dares of fate, obstacles but hurdles to try his skill, troubles but bitter tonics to give him strength; and he rises higher and looms greater after each encounter with adversity.  Ella Wheeler …

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They Say Money Will Not Make You Happy, But It Can Help Make Life Easier “Self-Care can be defined as a process of recognizing one’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs and finding personal and flexible ways of meeting these needs” (Elizabeth Brownlee) According to the author of “How Counselors View And Practice Self-Care” there are …

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Healing Can Begin When We Are Ready To Exposes The Wound With The New Day Comes New Strengths and New Thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt When we are going through trauma it is usually hard to look at things with a different lens, yet when we do so, there comes relief.  Sometimes minor relief, yet powerful in …

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A wellness approach to a healthy lifestyle while enjoying the present, and process of becoming who you are “Numb the dark and you numb the light.”  ― Brené BrownSometimes we are too afraid to face reality, enjoy the process, or enjoy the present. Instead, we occupy our minds with future delights, numbing any present comfortability we …

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A wellness approach to a healthy lifestyle while enjoying the present, and process of becoming who you are Life is a process, and becoming who you are is not meant to be a one day, month, or a year thing. It is a matter of a lifetime. Knowing that fact will help you exercise more …

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Change Is Possible – Should Be Desirable One of the best decisions you can make on behalf of your future self is to practice self-compassion in the present. If you’re not content with who you are right now, it’s hard to conjure up a positive connection to who you’ll be, or the motivation to set …

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