The Art Of Christian Living

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Self-Care

“Self-Care is how you take your power back.” – Lalah Delia Self-care is especially important during this time of quarantine.  You must guard your mind and monitor your self-talk, because “A man is not what he thinks, but what he thinks, he is” – Norman Vincent Peale. As you are taking care of others, spare time …

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“I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” Mark 9:24 Doubt comes more often than not to steal our joy, and leave us in confusion. Sometimes it leaves us wondering about the truth of scriptures we read from the Bible. Yet honest doubt comes from deep thinking. There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe …

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Wellness is a philosophy of living that can help people live a more satisfying, productive, and happy life. Peggy Swarbrick The beginning of the year brings many goals and resolutions for incorporating Wellness to reduce daily stressors and anxiety. The ancient Greeks understood this concept, and often went to temples to find relief from stress, …

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“I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.”― G.K. Chesterton Excessive Thinking It is almost a norm to live in your head and engage in the activities of the mind while escaping or avoiding emotions, especially ‘Negative Emotions’. Excessive thinking tends to lead nowhere and makes you …

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The lens of fear magnifies the size of uncertainty. Charles Swindoll I wake up in the morning like any other day. I am feeling great and ready to conquer my day as usual, flowing in the rhythm of my daily routine and enjoying the quietness that surrounds me. I drop the kids at the bus …

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“The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire.”– Sharon Ralls Lemon I recently started an internship at a rehab center, and the program is focused on Horsemanship. The Horsemanship’ program is formulated around the National Horsemanship model, utilizing psychology-based …

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Resilience isn’t about floating through life on a breeze, or skating by all of life’s many challenges unscathed; rather, it’s about experiencing all of the negative, difficult, and distressing events that life throws at you and staying on task, optimistic, and high-functioning. In fact, developing resilience basically requires emotional distress. If we never ran into disappointment in the …

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And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. Roman 8:28 The ability to incorporate and see both the good and bad things in our lives as a whole can help metabolize failures in our lives and possibly turn them into victories …

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The best six doctors anywhere, and no one can deny it, are sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.” ~Wayne Fields It is amazing how much nature in all its freedom can help us live or have better lifestyles but remains one of the most challenging things to enjoy. Human beings are created to connect with …

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Down at the playground Clapping and singing songs of old memories going around the Merry-go-roundWhere adults became kids Buried in their own imaginationsKids calling for attention and adults trying to let the child in them have fun, reminiscing of how it used to be When there was were no bills to worry about When there was no …

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