We want to feel happy at all times. Don’t we? Of course, but this is not how God created us. Even God has emotions! Ive written about these in the past, maybe I’ll bring it back. Idealistic people want to believe that happiness is the only emotion we should feel; but to feel contentment, joy,… Read More Sadness and Fear
When we don’t address our mental and emotional NEEDS, we blow through the wind doing what we can to survive. We inevitably short change ourselves by adopting self destruct behaviors by omission. We become seekers of things that do not and will not work. But how? In attempts to level the playing field, we look… Read More Are you a seeker?
Are you struggling with being positive, grateful, focused, relaxing, sleeping, dealing with problems, loving others? It doesn’t mean you are crazy, it means you are human and could use some techniques to improve the life you live. I had a pastor once who always spoke of us being so spiritually good, that we would be… Read More Ways to improve your emotional and mental health
Do you wish life had a rewind button? I have considered this to no avail because we can’t change. Life doesn’t work backwards; it always moves forward. Regret could be any occurrence related to looking back and thinking, we could have made a better decision at the time. Consequently, we perceive life from a place… Read More Guilt, Shame and Regret (3)
If you’ve been struggling with fear, shame, anger and inability to receive love- I want you to consider that maybe you have condemned yourself. Could there be self condemnation in your heart? We know that God hates and punishes sin, but He does not judge as we do. Many people have become judge over their… Read More Behavior versus Approval
The heaviness of depression, hopelessness and anxiety tend to make us feel super stuck. But can we truly help how we feel and think? Yes, it depends on what we focus on; it depends on the choices we make. The Lord tells us to think on the things which are true, noble, right, pure, lovely, … Read More Choices
When we forgive others and ourselves, we show God that our faith is in Him. We also demonstrate to God and others that He is God and we are not. This in itself is humility and God honors the humble and gives them grace (James 4:6). Grace: unmerited mercy (favor) of God; the strength of… Read More Step into Grace
As a Hispanic female, I’ve experienced racism, stigmatization, profiling and hatred. But as a Hispanic female, I have also grown up around biased conversations, stereotypical assumptions and erroneous belief systems passed down from previous generations. It is not okay to dismiss the conversations at hand. It is very insensitive to say that there are better… Read More The 2020 shift
Things will never be the same but who said that it has to be a bad thing? This could be the beginning of something amazing for us and our loved ones. The past few weeks have shown us the different things people are experiencing: an array of emotions, sporadic thoughts, awakened desires, struggles with temptations… Read More Who says, This Has To Be A Bad Thing?
I had to reboot my WiFi modem and I was annoyed. Have you ever had to reset your phone, modem, computer or cable box? It may be inconvenient for a few minutes, but the outcome is usually better. The quarantine has interrupted our lives and it may be annoying. But it is demanding that we… Read More Are you open for change?
The Lord tells us that we are not of this world: we came from Him and will be returning to Him. The truth is that we are only here for a short time. The bible says that our times are set by God and the most robust man would live on average 70 to 80 years. … Read More Sense of Belonging
The bible says that God predestined to adopt us long before we were born; it was His plan. According to the book of Ephesians, we were chosen before the foundation of the world to be holy and without blame. We were chosen to stand before God in love. The Lord Jesus was slain before the… Read More The Lord has a plan to get us through this too