Resilience isn’t merely surviving. And it’s not about denying the depth of pain and its ongoing impact. Instead, it’s about learning from and growing through adversity — about becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable.
There is a wide variety of dietary fat found in food. Some of these fats are necessary for optimal health and others are actually detrimental to your body, so it’s wise to know the differences.
There are so many contradicting nutritional claims vying for our attention that it’s easy to be uncertain about what we should or shouldn’t eat. Fortunately, there are some guidelines we can apply to our lives with confidence.
The long haul is a day-to-day, moment-by-moment journey with each other and God.
It often falls on the wife and mother to discern how to best support and nurture relationships within the family.
If we accept the natural beauty and appropriateness of all life seasons, we will discover that abounding life never diminishes. It burns bright even as we cross over from this life into the next.
Instead of sweeping them away into the little room on the third floor for “Senior Saints” activities, maybe we could honor and celebrate them as true repositories of wisdom.
Despite the dishonest “surround-sound” of our culture, we can walk into the afternoon of life with abounding grace, peace, love, rest and joy.
Too often, we see the church or other Christian environments as the only place we can serve. We forget how much God loves the world.
I can think of no greater pattern or encouragement for those in midlife. The abounding life continues. It started in heaven, came here for a while and ascends right on into a glorious future.