The Art Of Christian Living

Exploring & Sharing Life | Lessons | Experiences

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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Seeking Wholeness, Body, Mind, Soul, Spirit, Exercise,

When the body, mind, and spirit are healthy Hope invites itself and make it’s home There is fruitfulness where hope is plenty Therefore, seek health and wholeness wherever you roam May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless at the coming …

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Thoughts, Thinking, Mind, Breathing

“Your life is always moving in the direction of your strongest thought…If you can’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do”. Craig Groeschel Our thoughts are powerful but we can control them with practice and dedication. It is important to learn to control at least some thoughts as a creative person because …

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Peace

“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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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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all or nothing thinking

“Life isn’t black and white. It’s a million gray areas, don’t you find?”― Ridley Scott All or nothing thinking leads to extreme thinking patterns with no gray area. It is either good or bad, success or failure, and nothing in between, which is why it is called “Black and White Thinking”. Individuals that think this …

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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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You Are More Than Sum

The whole is more than the sum of its parts. Aristotle You are not a failure if one aspect of your life aren’t going the way you wanted. You are more than the sum of the parts of your life. Look within and acknowledge the areas that are going smoothly.  It is equally important to …

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Be Well

Be well and let thoughts of wellness sprout in your mind Feel the well of joy rising within your heart to cheer your soul Take action to welcome the present with positive thoughts and words and be kind to yourself and to others Happy Wellness Wednesday. Invoke the spirit of wellness to be your buddy …

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Self-Care

“Self-Care is how you take your power back.” – Lalah Delia Self-care is especially important during this time of quarantine.  You must guard your mind and monitor your self-talk, because “A man is not what he thinks, but what he thinks, he is” – Norman Vincent Peale. As you are taking care of others, spare time …

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