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Category Archives: Emotions
Four servants of God. Each one reached an extremely low point in life. All of them felt that life was no longer worth living. Continue reading
How can we make lasting changes in our lives? How can we control our emotions so that they lead to a healthy and God-honoring life? Continue reading
Think of how many times we could defuse a situation by choosing better words and tones. But don’t miss my WARNING LABEL! Continue reading
When hurt by others, we often only see the horizontal significance of what occurred. “This is about me and the one who hurt me!” we argue. Yet those who worship God are called to view forgiveness as an act of worship. This is primarily about God and secondarily about me or my offender. When we forgive, we “let go of” instead of “holding on to” or “holding against.”
Forgiveness is an act of releasing to God the hurtful actions and consequences of the wrong done to us. Continue reading
Bitterness is a protective mechanism used to guard cherished resentments. It can feel good to be bitter because bitterness is an emotional drug that induces temporary feelings of relief. Continue reading
As a young boy, I struggled with why God allowed these things to happen to my mom and dad. As the oldest son, I was more aware of the difficulties but did not have the maturity to handle it. Throughout those years, I often prayed for God to intervene with a “BIG” solutions. Continue reading
Do we have room in our lives for normal sadness? Do we have unrealistic expectations for gregariousness? There appears to be a significant need for helping people understand the role of sadness in life and in character formation.
The danger in emotional love is that it can lead to a delusional euphoric state of stupidity. Have you ever been in the state of stupidity? Do you know anyone in one now? Continue reading
Don’t waste life on past regrets and future fears! There are far better uses of our time and energy than wasting them dwelling on failures and fears.