Personal Growth and Development

Insights and tips to help with the growth and development of Godly character.

Divorce words on road-A child of Divorce

Transformed from a Child of Divorce to a Child of God

A child of divorce experiences challenges that are far reaching but seldom recognized or discussed in society, or our churches.  It is a unique and personal condition that gets lost in the shadows amidst the greater stresses and priorities of broken families. I am convinced that God wants us to embrace the topic of divorce, …

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Lady holding head-How to Calm Down when Stressed

How to Calm Down when Stressed: 4 Tips to Help You Through

My teenagers love the phrase calm down, except when it is applied to them, of course! Actually, I haven’t met anyone who likes to be told to calm down. The overused sentiment is usually expressed as a minor outburst or dramatic reaction, but in reality, learning how to calm down when stressed is helpful when …

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Waterfall with rainbow-finding hope during a crisis

Finding Hope during a Crisis: Searching for Rainbows

Finding hope during a crisis is very difficult. I have experienced several life altering events that were extremely challenging, but each crisis drew me closer to God. Searching for rainbows through each crisis, I have learned to lean on Him and hold onto the hope only He can provide. Finding Hope during a Crisis: 9/11 …

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Are you Feeling Vulnerable? There is a Way to Find Courage

Feeling vulnerable is uncomfortable; at least for me. Recently I experienced a situation which made me evaluate how I come to terms with vulnerability and if courage is a position I am able to take. Are you feeling vulnerable? There is a way to find courage and trust God. What Does it Mean to Feel …

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