Do You Apologize When You Shouldn’t? A New Perspective

I did something recently. You’ve done it, too, I’m sure. Many times, if you’re at all like me, which I’m guessing you are. (Tell me I’m not the only one!) But before we get to the thing, let me set the stage. The new year prompted me to join “just a few” self-improvement challenges. (I […]

How to Conquer Your Negative Automatic Thoughts

6:30 already? Ugh. The boys hijack the groceries faster than I can put them away, bombarding me with questions between mouthfuls. Chief among them: What’s for dinner? “Beef stroganoff.” The piranhas aren’t deterred. As I gather ingredients, bobbing and weaving through the obstacle course of moving bodies in my compact kitchen, I realize my error. No […]

Did God Promise No More Troubling Thoughts?

Excitement bubbles up inside me. How had I missed this Bible verse? “The righteous person may have many thoughts, but the LORD delivers him from them all.” (Psalm 34:19, NIV) The words astound me: the LORD delivers us from our thoughts!  Oh, how I need Him to deliver me from my thoughts. You, too? I […]