The Art Of Christian Living

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As a therapist in the making, I love helping people with mental health and I also understand the stigmatization, yet I do not post more about “How to overcome or to deal with such and such mental health often” because I care about the wellbeing of those that read my blogs. I feel responsible should …

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The things we take or do to diminish bad feelings actually increase them in the long run, or even in the not-so-long run. Marc Lewis Ph.D. Awareness of emotional and/or mental health can be traumatizing in itself. You hardly have enough words to describe what’s inside your head or how you’re feeling. It is a …

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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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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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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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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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Hope is a driving forceA man of hope is unstoppableThe world cannot stop him Hope is a great reinforcerA man of hope can do the impossibleHe never runs out of courage Hope is a mighty sourceA man of hope never lacksThe world is his oasisFor he is a son of the king of glory I …

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I looked upSaw things slippingI freaked out I pick up my phonecall for helpsomeone answers He said, “look within.My childrenAre never empty.” The tree is insidebut the seed must let go firsttrust, surrender, and transform Before we burst forthWe embrace our true selfBecome free to produce fruit You aren’t losingYou are reviving your true natureBury …

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The greatest way that the soul can prosper is through the love of God. We need to be permeated with His love—a love that is kind, forgiving, hopes all things, and will never fail. American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Smiley Blanton, says in one of his books that without love man is likely to perish from …

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“Peace is its own reward.” —Mahatma Gandhi Let peace guide you as you walk the path of uncertainty surrounding our lives and the world we live in. We’re constantly on guard with fear, worry, and anxiety, yet thoughts of peace, love, and hope can counteract the negative effects and help us find balance. “Peace is …

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