Lead Like a Shepherd

Isaiah 40:1 "He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young." The picture of Jesus as a good shepherd is one of my favorite.  Even before I became a mother I was enamored … Continue reading Lead Like a Shepherd

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Do Hard Things

Is there something in your life that keeps beating you down?  Is there an issue that you are wrestling with on a reoccurring basis?  Do you have a proverbial enemy in a known sinful habit? Deuteronomy 7: 17 and 18 reads, "If you say in your heart, "These nations are more than I: how can … Continue reading Do Hard Things

Switch the Thoughts

Psalm 77 is a compelling example of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in action. C.B.T. shows the client how their underlying thoughts impact their emotions, and ultimately their behaviors. Identifying and changing negative thought patterns, in turn have positive influences on both the behaviors and emotions.  This Psalm reveals someone who is struggling with negative thoughts and then … Continue reading Switch the Thoughts