Strength In Times of Need

The Soul Is A Big Subject

There are books written on the topic. I am certainly no expert, but I have thoughts. I feel sure you do too! This is a place to share your thoughts on your soul or the soul in general.

 

My thoughts are: when our soul has been neglected, for whatever reason, we are wounded. When we come out of a time of wounding we are like a wounded animal…..we are reactionary and protective of our heart or soul.

– Sherry Newcum

Prayer

Prayer is one of the most influential spiritual tools we have to communicate to God and to change our world. The first life-changing book I read was a little book by Evelyn Christianson, “What Happens When Women Pray.” I had prayed most of my 28 years but...

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God’s Word is Incarnate

I was reading today and found something written by Frederick Buechner. He said, “the word of God is incarnate.” The Gospel of John identifies Jesus as the Word, and we know that Jesus is God incarnate. Buechner posed a little different idea. The idea that...

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Be Your Best Self

But the Fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things, there is no law.  Galatians 5:22-23 This is not a sermon from me because I struggle with it too. John...

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New Lessons

I am lazy; I admit it. I often do not go after the things I want because it takes effort I don’t want to give. That has held true in my Bible reading as well.  I either breeze through it, or I have excuses for not even opening my Bible. I have dedicated...

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Sorrow

Sorrow is a part of almost everyone’s life. It has touched mine and shook my soul to its depths. Pain can turn into depression, and depression left unchecked can turn into thoughts of suicide and possibly committing suicide. Obviously, I have not actually...

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The Struggle is Real

There is a story, and it’s bigger than our experience. If you have ever had your breath catch as you looked at a sunset or closed your eyes to listen to the birds sing, you know what I mean. John Eldredge in his book, “The Divine Romance,” talks about how...

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