3 Verses that Give Me Hope Amidst Uncertainty

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While it may be unusual for so many people to be facing the same kind of adversity, there was something about 2020 that wasn’t unusual—the fact that it was full of adversity. Even if COVID hadn’t happened, we would still have had bad days—delays, cancelled plans, losses, pain and sadness. As I reflect on how I handle life in an unpredictable world, I’ve found three verses to be particularly helpful in retuning my heart to God’s peace.

4 Refreshing Resolutions to Make in 2021

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If you’re looking for inspired resolutions to go on your 2021 list, we have a few that may be just your thing!

Trade Your Worries for God's Peace

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I often find that my default mode to bad news is to just go into a spiral of worrying, overthinking, and panicking. That morning, I just let my feelings and thoughts run loose and got completely carried away with my fears. Did I pray? Yeah, I did, but, as it often is in moments like that, it was a prayer that came from a desperate and hopeless place. A prayer uttered in fear, with very little confidence.

Coming to Grips That My Mental Health Wasn't Okay

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Growing up in a Christian household, mental health wasn’t something that was talked about at all. Sure, we would go to the doctor if we were physically sick, but when it came to the mental side of things, well, why would one need to see a psychologist if we had God with us? 

5 Helps for That 2020 Anxiety

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My coworker turned to me yesterday and started, “Did you hear the news about . . .?” I cringed inside, not wanting to hear how he would finish the sentence. I was already anticipating negative news that would further disrupt this already difficult week.

I Was on the Brink of Killing Myself

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Planning my route to the place where I wanted to kill myself, I cried out to God in utter desperation for the first, and what I thought would be, the last time.

4 Weapons For Battling Anxiety in Difficult Seasons

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Fresh waves of anxiety threatened to pull me under. Honestly? I felt like God had played me. I trusted Him when I left the business I co-founded. I trusted Him to order my steps towards purpose. And I trusted Him when I prayerfully entered that relationship.

Losing Patience with COVID-19? Two Tips to Keep Yourself Mentally Sane

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Like me, you probably thought that this outbreak would not last for long. But looking at the current situation, the pandemic is unlikely to end soon. We have to learn to co-exist with it for a long time. Does this make you feel anxious or uncertain, wondering when Covid-19 will ever end or how it might continue to impact our lives as we’ve known it? If so, here are a few suggestions to help us remain mentally healthy as we wait for the traces of Covid-19 to completely disappear.

From Bulimia to Depression: Jesus' Firm Grip on Me in the Midst of Mental Illness

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But just as I began to turn less to binge-eating as a coping mechanism, the despair I was already feeling intensified and I fell deep into the darkness of clinical depression. Every new dawn brought with it an onslaught of suicidal thoughts, and there were countless days where I felt utterly dysfunctional and bedridden.