I was eight years old and riding a quarter horse across some land my family owned outside of Roswell, New Mexico. As I headed the horse away from the stables he repeatedly resisted my lead and tried to reverse direction. After we had gone a couple hundred yards he suddenly turned toward the stables and […]
Science has identified a clear link between your thoughts and emotions and your physical and mental well-being. When you think a negative thought toxic chemicals flood your body triggering intense emotions like anger, despair, jealousy, anxiety and bitterness (Who Switched off My Brain? Dr. Caroline Leaf). Allowed to remain, these emotions will destroy your physical, […]
Fear is a powerful emotion that can steal hope, dissipate energy, trigger depression, and undermine confidence. It’s also a culprit I know too well. In fact, last December I was battling a fear that almost pushed me into a vortex of depression.
I was thinking a negative thought the other night. It was the kind of negative thought I frequently had. In fact, it was so common I believed it was me–part of my identity.
It’s amazing how God arranged Jesus’ schedule so he could fulfill his mission, “To seek and save the Lost” (Luke 19:10). Equally amazing is that he’ll do the same for us if we’ll keep our eyes and ears open and our heart alert.