A Thought or Two...
Ways to Reduce Christian Stress
Be kind to unkind people (they probably need it the
Sit on your ego.
Talk less; listen more.
Remind yourself that you are not the general manager of the universe.
Every night before bed, think of one thing you're grateful for that
you've never been grateful for before. GOD HAS A WAY OF TRUNING
THIGNS AROUND FOR YOU. "If God is for us, who can be against
From the Minister's Study...
Grief is like a house with many rooms. Emotions that
can easily be worked through are the rooms that you keep open and
spend most of your time in. The ones that you keep locked and dark
are the emotions that you should be working through. For they are
the most painful and they are the ones that cause roadblocks in
your healing so you need to open the door in beginning and just
stand for a few moments even though it causes you extreme pain.
If you continue to do this in small periods you will begin to be
able to enter the room and heal yourself totally. The harder the
emotion, the more you will heal.
I personally do no believe in the word closure. I
find that word almost appalling and I feel that most people should
use the words of reconciliation and resolution. For as long as you
will live you will always have a memory and when someone says closure
it reminds me of a door being shut to one's memories.
As you reach resolution, you will find that your memories
become warm memories and you will be able to live in the altered
world you have been placed in - Linda Torres