Category Archives for Faith

7 Days to Double Your Happiness and Decrease Depression

What if you could decrease depression and as much as double your happiness for up to 6 months? What if you could achieve it with only a small amount of effort each day for a week? Top researchers in the field of positive psychology say you can. Without spending a dime on psychotherapy or medications! Practice […]

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Take this Personality Test to Find Your Character Strengths

Check this out! If you discover your character strengths, then use one of your top 5 character strengths in a new way each day, you can increase happiness and lower depression. One study showed the positive effects of this exercise lasting for 6 months! I’m pretty good at recognizing my character flaws. I’ve always needed […]

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21 of the Most Inspirational Quotes about Trusting God

Trusting God doesn’t come easy. We can’t see, touch, or hear His voice — at least not in the same way we do the humans in our life. That’s where the experiences of others are helpful. When I see how God’s kept His word for others, it encourages me. The Bible is the best source […]

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8 Daily Habits for a Happier, Healthier and Productive Life

To live a happier, healthier and productive life, I’ve cultivated 8 daily habits. These habits enable me to begin each day with purpose so I won’t exist merely for the convenience of others. The way we use the first few hours of the morning lays the foundation for the rest of the day. Failure to lay a […]

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7 Secrets to a Long and Happy Marriage for Christian Couples

The bottom line is Christian couples divorce. There are probably as many variations on the rate of divorce among Christians as there are Christian denominations. Marriage in Trouble So, what’s the secret to a long and happy marriage for Christian couples that make it to the finish line? Marriages often sail into stormy seas within a […]

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Why Your Life Story Has Enormous Power

You have a life story. We all do. How significant is your story? Perhaps you wish you had a different story. Maybe you even wish you could live someone else’s story. My story has had some challenging and painful chapters. I’m sure yours does, too. It’s easy to look around and see other stories that […]

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4 Essential Spiritual Benefits of Physical Exercise

About the time my pastor stood up in front of the church to deliver his sermon, I’d start to feel sleepy. The pastor’s message was interesting, but no matter how hard I tried I couldn’t keep my eyes open. I’d fall asleep, only to wake up when I’d feel my head fall toward my chest. Part of […]

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God, Bless this Food? 3 Hidden Dangers of Saying Grace

Have you ever seen someone pray for God’s blessing, saying grace on a fat-filled, sugar-laced plate of processed food? Maybe that’s person is you. Faithful and Fat? Do you ever wonder why Christians get fat and sick? Do you want to be healthier? I thought I was doing well. As a vegetarian I ate healthier […]

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Christians and Suicide: Is Suicide the Unpardonable Sin?

Christians commit suicide. It’s a tragic fact. But those who are left behind when their loved one commits suicide are haunted with this question: Is suicide the unpardonable sin? A Fatal Disease Recently, when I read the sad story of a successful Christian evangelist who committed suicide, I struggled with this question. Those who knew […]

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3 Reasons Christians Must Talk about Depression

There is help for Christians with depression. But sincere, Bible-believing Christians often hold back from talking about depression. For many Christians there is shame in admitting they’re depressed. They tell themselves that it shouldn’t be. They worry that their depression has resulted from sin or a lack of faith. They worry that they haven’t prayed […]

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