For many people, Mother's Day is not a day filled with celebration. For those of us who were abandoned or have lost their mothers, it can be downright painful. In today's post, Kathy Milans shares six ways to survive (and even grow) through a painful Mother's Day.
We are always told that we need to be forgiving. What in the world is forgiveness anyway? Patricia Taylor shares what she has learned about what forgiveness is, what it isn't, and how it works.
Even when we pray for God to help us love someone, are we not really praying for God to change that person and make him or her easier to love? But what if I am the one in need of a change? Patricia Taylor shares insight on loving others in the midst of disagreement.
The struggle is real! We all go through trials. Some seem to have more than others sometimes, but we all have the opportunity to choose whether we will be formed or deformed by our most difficult experiences in life. Our friend, Andrew Eberhart, shares some of the most harrowing trials he has experienced and five key things he has learned through it all.
What can we learn by physical health and exercise? Randy Hardman shares his thoughts on loving God with all our strength, and how that translated into wholeness for him.
We don't often talk about our bodies in terms of spirituality...or do we? Dr. Stephen Stratton shares wisdom on how we talk about our bodies and why it matters.
How do we keep an attitude of gratitude even in the midst of changing circumstances? Kathy Milans shares 6 helpful tips for helping your heart continue to give thanks.
So often, we consider a call to be bigger and grander than normal things. Elizabeth Peterson shares wisdom on having deeper reverence for everyday life.
To make a resolution or to not make a resolution...that is the question of the day. Patricia Taylor shares her thoughts on New Year's Resolutions and offers 5 of the best resolutions you can make for this new year.
The holidays are always a very busy and stressful time for clergy and lay leaders. So often, we ignore our self-care during this time and just push through, thinking that we can recharge after Christmas. But, what about attending to our own personal Advent? Jim Hampton shares 5 ways you can avoid holiday burnout this Advent.