The Art Of Christian Living

Exploring & Sharing Life | Lessons | Experiences

Lonely Places, Growth, God, World

The universe unfolds, enormousYet overflows with lonely placesMany unseen or unheard of before usAs we journey through life’s spaces How can a world so big lack conformanceEach of us fighting to leave more tracesTo be known as the most popular in the chorusForgetting to look at what’s before our faces Engulfed in senseless contentious performanceBlindsided …

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Joy, Peace,

She chose joy as her armor, todayAnd wears her smiles in the tempest Her mind agrees to become her comradeBecause she takes charge like an empress Pain, fear, anxiety coalesced against herBut she silenced them like an enchantress For her soul finds its safety on the joy of the LordAnd her courage is absolutely relentless …

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Physical Wellness, Exercise, Fitness

The concept of total wellness recognizes that our every thought, word, and behavior affects our greater health and well-being. And we, in turn, are affected not only emotionally but also physically and spiritually.     Greg Anderson Physical Wellness has many aspects, but today we will concentrate on fitness. It is already hard to maintain a fitness lifestyle …

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Emotional Health

“When our emotional health is in a bad state, so is our level of self-esteem. We have to slow down and deal with what is troubling us, so that we can enjoy the simple joy of being happy and at peace with ourselves.” Jess C. Scott, We sometimes think that mental or emotional health are …

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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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When despair tries to tear you down and cripple your life with angst and gloominessAnd darkness offers you comfortI saw the hands of hope mending piece by piece and holding everything together When darkness fights to depose hope and enthrone itself in your lifeAnd the prince of darkness manifested himself as the most grandI saw …

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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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Can help to encourage a sense of trust, community, meaning, purpose, belonging, closeness, and intimacy. ― all of which have been linked to things like increased happiness, decreased depression, and greater/more positive overall wellbeing. – Matthew Riccio Systematic research by Farmer and Co examined about 377 peer-reviewed articles and found that Cooking Interventions are used …

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Book Review: Ask Albert Ellis? Straight Answers and Sound Advice from America’s Best-Known Psychologist  Self-Care After Traumatic Experience – “Keep reminding yourself that your responses are normal responses to a stressful situation. Give yourself permission to do whatever you need to do to take care of yourself. Your body and mind will tell you what …

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Book Review: Ask Albert Ellis? Straight Answers and Sound Advice from America’s Best-Known Psychologist “The love and attention you always thought you wanted from someone else, is the love and attention you first need to give to yourself.” Bryant McGillns “We need to replace your vicious stress cycle with a vicious cycle of self care.” …

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