4 Ways to Cultivate a Thankful Heart When You Don’t Feel Thankful

4 Ways to Cultivate a Thankful Heart When You Don’t Feel Thankful

Have you ever noticed that we don’t naturally live thankfully? Sure, there are the “glass-half-full” people who tend to be more sanguine, and therefore think more positively. But that’s not what I’m talking about. I’m talking about the fact that we don’t naturally live in a way where we are continually aware of the little…

5 Biblical Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking

5 Biblical Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking

There is no lack of information out there for those who are looking to overcome negative thinking. Everything from books to articles, from online courses to life coaches – all designed to help you to turn negative thoughts into positive ones. They arm you with positive affirmations, morning routines to set the tone for your…

3 Spiritual Warfare Strategies for Your Distracted Mind

3 Spiritual Warfare Strategies for Your Distracted Mind

Every generation has had their own battle, and if I could take a wild guess at the battle this generation is facing I would say it is being distracted and over-stimulated. We have endless entertainment readily available at our fingertips 24/7. People of my generation and older remember when TV channels didn’t broadcast 24 hours…

4 Ways to Sharpen Your Spiritual Senses When They Have Grown Dull

4 Ways to Sharpen Your Spiritual Senses When They Have Grown Dull

The Church today is losing the battle. In my previous post, I shared the Lifeway Research findings that in America more churches are closing than are opening, and my own thoughts about that discovery. I wrote about my own struggles with offering fresh, spiritual food here on A Little R & R and how that…