The Art Of Christian Living

Exploring & Sharing Life | Lessons | Experiences

She only wishes to stands outBut bends to validationAll she desires is human applauseShe grinds from sun down to sun up  Just to receive the stamp She was crowned with clout  Received relentless admirationFrom public squares with no flawsAny challenge begun, she won the cupThey archived her feats as a champ Now that she lost …

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I have always found myself holding onto my past. Be it my mistakes, choices, childhood memories – good and bad ones, regrets, words that have been spoken to me, and so on. I think looking back with joy is a good thing, but holding on to everything while trying to move forward is not so …

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By definition, anxiety and hope are both determined by a moment that has yet to arrive. I’m a walking cabinet of dread and desire, and when I ignore these feelings they usually come out sideways and manifest in negative ways like resentment, defensiveness, procrastination, or projection onto others. Pinning down our hopes and uncertainties in …

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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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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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Infantile Love Follows The Principle: “I Love Because I Am Loved.”Mature Love Follows The Principle: “I Am Loved Because I Love.”Immature Love Says: “I Love You Because I Need You.”Mature love says: “I Need You  Because I Love You.” ― Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving Love Is The Only Sane And Satisfactory Answer To …

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Acceptance of uncomfortable or unpleasant situations (ACT — Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) “Practice breeds familiarity and familiarity yields acceptance. Sometimes putting yourself out there as an artist, writer, etc can be very scary and nerve-wracking, but as you do it the feeling of fear subsides with time. The comments or negative feedback will no longer …

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If reality differs from person to person, can we speak of reality singular, or shouldn’t we really be talking about plural realities? And if there are plural realities, are some more true (more real) than others? What about the world of a schizophrenic? Maybe it’s as real as our world. Maybe we cannot say that …

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