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5 Prayers That Battle Negative Thoughts in Isolation

Crystal Caudill iBelieve Contributing Writer For most people, the long-term isolation that COVID-19 has imposed is a new and difficult struggle. Every aspect of our lives has been affected, and it leaves us emotionally vulnerable to negative thoughts. While it is perfectly normal and acceptable to experience these thoughts, it is crucial to be intentional... Read more

20 Psalms to Calm Your Stress and Anxiety

16. It is God who arms me with strength,And makes my way perfect. (Psalm 18:32 NKJV)Its His strength that carries us through, not our own!17. The Lord is my light and my salvation;Whom shall I fear?The Lord is the strength of my life;Of whom shall I be afraid? (Psalm 27:1 NKJV)When we see as He sees, through... Read more

10 Real Fears Surrounding COVID-19 and How God Answers Them All

Two months ago, life was rolling along pretty much as it had for our entire lifetimes. Oh, there had been ups and downs, but nothing we didn’t recover from.Then suddenly everything changed with the arrival of the COVID-19 virus. Almost overnight our lives tumbled into an abyss of chaos and fragility.Many fears and questions have... Read more

6 Reasons Women over 50 Can Do Brave Things

At 50, Raini started raising a family all over again. Her dreams for a speaking and writing ministry were set aside. Following Gods calling to provide a stable and loving family for her grandchildren became the bravest thing shed ever done.But after several years of parenting again, God used her new experiences to redirect her... Read more

How Does My Mental Health Diagnosis Fit into Gods Will?

We do not have to be shamed by our mental health because we have an advocate in Christ.We do not have to walk alone because God fills in the gaps of our hearts and minds with His strength.We do not have to be afraid to ask for help because God has equipped godly people to... Read more

10 Signs You Are Emotionally Overwhelmed (And What to Do about It)

RJ Thesman Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer Medical experts tell us multi-tasking does not work. Although we may feel more productive, multi-tasking actually confuses the brain and causes more stress. Likewise, when we are emotionally overwhelmed, our inner health is affected. Our souls become scarred and creativity flails. We lose energy even as the desire to help... Read more

Should Christians Go to Counseling?

3.    Trust that God gave good gifts to His children for the benefit of the body of Christ. This is my key argument about why it is ok for Christians to seek counseling. Our great creator who made us, formed us, saved us, is also the giver of extraordinary gifts. Gifts that edify and... Read more

Does My Struggle with Mental Health Mean My Faith Is Weak?

Paul wrote the very words we need in 2 Corinthians 12:810, Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so... Read more

You Need To Stop Giving Out of What You Dont Have

Burnout. Were all familiar with the all-encompassing feelings of sheer and utter exhaustion and unshakable disillusionment that comes when we push ourselves too far. It can seem like a tightrope walk, though, to find the balance between generously giving and giving until we have nothing left to give.We want to be people who love and... Read more