Am I Accepted? REVIEW • This series is about death by suicide. • There are several factors that need to be dealt with… Lack of stable depth in families causing relational isolation. Too much brain activity. Lack of real rest for our bodies and minds. Predisposition for mental illness including a lack of serotonin and […]
Am I Loved? THE MISSING COMPONENT? We have a spiritual enemy who doesn’t care if we die fast or slow. (See John 8:44) The lies we have dealt with so far: 1. I am worthless, and life is meaningless. 2. I am ruined. I can’t be forgiven, and my life can’t be fixed. 3. This week’s lie: […]
THIS WEEK’S LIES: No one cares, I will be doing everyone a favor… I am only hurting myself… HOW THE ENEMY USES LIES: The first type of lie is meant to put us down, to take away our confidence, self-esteem, and self-worth. The enemy tells us these lies to keeps us from seeing that […]
How to take back control of your emotions and remind them: “You are not the Boss of me! Emotions are a complex issue. And in the 21st century, the American culture runs rampant with them. People are looking to their emotions for every decision they make, from their relationships to their purchases, from where they […]
Take time to be aware of what you are thinking. Begin to make a list of what is true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent and praiseworthy; get specific with your list. Choose some specific truths to think on.
There are some unique issues in our culture that can lead us to feel anxious. Little relational stability (human and spiritual relationships) Activity overload—we’re too busy with too much visual stimulation. Negative media Addiction—pursuing the wrong things leads to shame and guilt. Paul gives us a Spirit-directed way of dealing with anxiety: C.A.L.M Remember […]
The Hardwired to Connect study says we are dealing with unprecedented mental illness amongst children in America, and that Americans are more stressed than the rest of the world.