The Art Of Christian Living

Exploring & Sharing Life | Lessons | Experiences

Encouraged, Faithful, Trust, Encouragement,

I’ll not be discouragedIf my tears do not move youThen my faith will,Though tiny like a mustard seedYet, might as an oakAs I stand on the solid rockHanging on to your promises day and nightLonging Like the deer for waterI shall be encouraged until thenFor I know you are faithful “In you, Lord my God, …

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Guard, Work, Heart,

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23 Hannah works as a paralegal in a very busy law firm and prides herself as a reliable confidante. It is a large law firm consisting of 17 attorneys with 22 Paralegals and legal assistants. Everyone eats lunch at the firm cafeteria where …

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Trust, God, Hope, Faith

Chaos and despair whisperedThis situation is hopeless,“I’m a failure, and I can’t do anything right. Hope says “I may tussle, but I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength (Philippians 4:13). Choose hope because it always triumphs over despair Uncertainty and fear snickeredYou’re on your own, no one cares,How can God allow this kind …

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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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Comfort, Help, Trouble, God

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Alias grew up an only child with few friends. …

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You can dance in the storm. Don’t wait for the rain to be over before because it might take too long. You can do it now. Wherever you are, right now, you can start, right now; this very moment. Israelmore Ayivor Whatever you were planning for July, do it now. Don’t let current uncertainties stop …

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Mind, Mindset, Power, Thoughts,

How to Renew the ‘MIND’  Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8 The power of the mind is a well-known concept to pastors, athletes, motivational speakers, politicians, etc,. Having a …

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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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Listening, Anxious, Anxiety

“The first duty of love is to listen.” –Paul Tillich The art of listening is crucial, especially to someone with anxiety. Listening with compassion and care can help relieve the burden of the speaker; reassuring and giving peace of mind as they pour out their heart. Listening First Some Christians, myself included, are quick to …

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Get Back at it

A thousand times life may bring you to your knees But as long as you have breath, get back at it Fight to finish your race though your body and mind seize True happiness and victory are embedded in endurance.  Commit. You may stop to let the hurt and heartbreak fly with the breeze Don’t …

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