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Are You Grieving Through the Holidays?

The holidays will never be the same. After you lose someone you love, you’re not the same, either. These five ways to get through the holidays when you’re grieving won’t erase your pain or bring anyone back from the dead, but they may help you find a little hope, peace, and acceptance. It sucks, I’m so sorry for your loss! […]

How to Stop Doing What You Don’t Want to Do

It’s a struggle for both Christians and unbelievers: How do you stop doing what you don’t want to do? Maybe you’re like me, and you want to learn how to stop worrying about what people think. Maybe you’re like my friend Sam, and you want to learn how to stop believing lies about yourself.

How to Say No Without Feeling Bad or Guilty

Saying no without feeling guilty is hard for many people. For Christians like me, learning how to say no without guilt or self-condemnation is practically impossible! Especially when I could say yes if I really wanted to, because I have resources to accommodate the request.

3 Ways to Stop Struggling and Start Trusting God

Maybe you’re struggling to trust God because you’ve been hurt by someone you love. You might be dealing with a difficult relationship or coping with a chronic or life-threatening health issue. Or maybe you’re just tired of the daily grind, of dealing with petty problems at work or home, of not knowing what the purpose of your life is.