The Art Of Christian Living

Exploring & Sharing Life | Lessons | Experiences

Be Still, Rest, Believe, Peace

I hope nothing steals your restFor he said “Be Still, Know, I’m God”Take a moment, stop moving, rest and refillHe can silence the rushing mindAnd calm the anxious thoughts If only you take a moment and “Be Still”Know that nations and earth shall exalt himWith one word he silenced the raging seaHe uttered, “Be Still,” and …

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Fitting, Belonging, Belief, Fit in

The world thinks I’m ignorant Because my belief is unfathomable  My culture says I’m lostBecause I don’t hold their superstitions  The religious think I’m lukewarm For believing that “Grace” and “Truth” can mingle And the Word (Christ) became flesh, and lived among us; and we [actually] saw His glory, glory as belongs to the [One and] only begotten Son of …

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Distractions, Trials, Purpose, Hard Times,

I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. Psalm 119:15 It is almost impossible to avoid some form of distraction from your dreams or normal life, and to wish for a life without any distractions is like a caterpillar wishing to fly without going through the whole transformation progress. Some …

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Seeking Wholeness, Body, Mind, Soul, Spirit, Exercise,

When the body, mind, and spirit are healthy Hope invites itself and make it’s home There is fruitfulness where hope is plenty Therefore, seek health and wholeness wherever you roam May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless at the coming …

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Rejection, Fear, God, Accepted

For the Lord will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance. Psalms 94:14 Abby’s cheerleading team just won a national high school competition. Everyone was celebrating and hugging each other; “We did it, we won! How cool is that?” Abby went straight to the locker room to change and do math homework …

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Simple, Easy, God, Solutions, Answers

Naaman’s servants went to him and said, “My father, if the prophet had told you to do some great thing, would you not have done it? How much more, then, when he tells you, ‘Wash and be cleansed’!”  2 Kings 5:13 When Maria mentioned feeling stressed and weak, her friend Eva advised her to go to …

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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. – William James Lying dormant is not our default, we were created to strive for something. Motivation helps us to take action for the betterment of our lives.  Though our actions may not always bring the desired results – happiness, pleasure, advancement …

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Board Games

Today I want to bless a few of you with something playful yet important for your mental health. Playing board games helps keep your mind youthful and active for people of all ages. We do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing! Benjamin Franklin Mental and Emotional Health …

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Look Again, See, Encouragement, God

All you see is what’s before your eyes And It may seem like you’re standing alone Cheer up, the chariots of heaven surround you My beloved, you’re not on your own I’m praying for you like Elisha prayed for his servant; “Open his eyes, Lord, so that he may see.” The Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he …

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Mindset, Positive

“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will” Zig Ziglar Creating a positive mindset to help weather the storms of life is not easy, but it is critical. When you have a positive mindset, you positively impact the people around you. For the most part, we all want to be surrounded …

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