The Art Of Christian Living

Exploring & Sharing Life | Lessons | Experiences

“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumblebee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”– Ashley Smith Don’t wait for people to approve or believe in you before you take action. It is your …

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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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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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“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will” Zig Ziglar Creating a positive mindset to help weather the storms of life is not easy, but it is critical. When you have a positive mindset, you positively impact the people around you. For the most part, we all want to be surrounded …

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From Hopelessness to Hope When God created us, He did so in a holistic fashion. The Bible describes us as soul, body, and spirit. You cannot dissect a human being and separate the three. Everything is interconnected. That is where the word holistic comes from; it relates to the belief that the parts of something are …

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When all else drifts away beneath the surface, and I am left with nothing Let hope be the anchor that holds me grounded When all my fantasies become my disappointments, and I am unable to daydream again Let hope carry me to the land of dreamers and let me be surrounded When all my trust …

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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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Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand. Karl Marx Religion instills an optimistic (positive) worldview – i.e. supreme being or a personal transcendental force that loves and care about human beings and provides for their needs (responsive to their needs) Religious and spiritual beliefs provide sources for …

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“Health is vitality. It is the vitality born of living a genuine life—a life that is full of meaning and purpose, a life that has direction and a life that is meaningfully engaged with others and with the world. This produces a vitality, a will to live and a desire to contribute—a certain zest for …

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Every moment of this experience we call a physical life is determined by the choices you make in your thoughts, intentions, and actions. Thus, when you choose to experience a thought, image, or activity from a place of loving, joyful, and compassionate intentions for yourself and others, you have the power to weave a lovely …

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