Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Cultivating Thanksgiving: Proclaiming

Amy / November 25, 2015

Yesterday we looked at the first key element in cultivating thanksgiving which was to remeber. Today we are going to look at the second key element. This element is Proclaiming. Once we have remembered the things that God has done for us we need to take the time and tell other people about what we have remembered. There is really…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Cultivating Thanksgiving: Remember

Cultivating Thanksgiving requires us to remember
Amy / November 24, 2015

Cultivating thankfulness can be a constant battle. It is so easy to find myself grumbling and complaining because of some difficulty or hardship that I am dealing with in my daily life. We have seen from the people of Israel that God isn’t pleased when we grumble. God wants us to be cultivating thankfulness in our everyday lives. I have…

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Healthy Eating, Spiritual health, Weightloss

End results of the Whole30

Amy / November 2, 2015

I have made it through my month-long journey on the Whole30! I am honestly surprised and almost amazed that I made it through this journey. I never thought or believed I could discipline myself to this level. But I am glad that I have, the benefits have been pretty amazing. So what are my end results? Let me walk you…

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Spiritual health

Does God Bring Bad Things?

Amy / August 27, 2015

Learning to Accept all things as from the hand of God. Have you ever noticed that people are quick to thank God for the good things that He gives, but are rarely heard thanking him for the bad? If you do hear someone thank God for something bad, the response usually has something to do with how crazy that person…

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Spiritual health

Prayer, The discipline of Praying

Amy / August 3, 2015

Prayer, Learning the discipline of Praying I have been learning over the past several months that the Lord is calling me to be more active in my prayer life. I keep seeing little hints here and there about praying, and the impact that prayer has had on the lives of people around me. One example of this is a book…

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Bible Study, Spiritual health, Suffering

Unjustly Sentenced

Amy / July 17, 2015

Do Not Keep Silent During World War II there was a lot of horrible things that were happening and people many people did not speak out against what was happening. Those who did faced death. A prime example of this is Dietrich Bonhoeffer. By speaking out against Hitler’s horrific crimes he put himself into danger and ultimately he faced death.…

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