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Burnout – The Solution

To overcome burnout, you must balance the following: Relationship and time with God- Practicing the presence of God / Praise Practice contentment (Bloom where you are planted) Rest, relaxation, meditation – Be anxious for nothing… Good nutrition Regular exercise Laughter and play – “Blessed are those who laugh at themselves, for they will…

I Can because He Is

I Can because He is I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.Philippians 4:13 I was facing another back surgery.  I thought it would be minor, but it turned out to be major with a six- month recovery.  This was spinal surgery number six, and I didn’t want…

Burnout – More Symptoms

5 Stages of burnout – “Burnout is not an event, it is a process.” Most people don’t recognize the seriousness of their condition until they reach level 2 breakdown.  Early warning signs You sense that some of your expectations were unrealistic There’s more to do than time to do it…

Perfection

“He no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh… but to the will of God” 1 Peter 4:2 Perfection is founded entirely on the love of God, and the perfect love of God means the complete union of our will with God’s: It follows them, that…

Great Books

I know that I have been silent for a while. God seems to be calling me to a time of silence with the world, that I might speak more to HIm. As my body heals, my mind has been free to think and pray and rejoice and ponder. I have…

Truth is…

”…I was very glad to find some of your children walking in truth…” 2 John !:4 What is this truth? “…for the sake of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever.” (2 John 1:2) “Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life…” (John 14:6)…

I Need You!

“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the…

Walking in Grace

“My son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” 2 timothy 2:1 What is this grace and how do we grow strong in it? Grace is given by God first at salvation. This grace is His love poured out upon us to salvation that does not take…

Belief or Faith?

What is the difference between belief and faith? Belief is a head knowledge. Faith is action. Abraham acted out his belief in God with faith as he had Isaac ready for sacrifice. He believed that God would keep His promise and that he would become a great nation through Isaac,…

Wisdom Waits

“How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who gains understanding. For her profit is better than the profit of silver And her gain better than fine gold. She is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her.” Proverbs 3:13-15 Wisdom is personified in…