• You Can Fear Not, For God is With You

    “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me”—Psalm 23:4 (NKJV). As my dog and I huddled underneath a makeshift tornado shelter in my bedroom, I was listening for weather updates on my cell […]

  • How I overcame my battle with anxiety

    So here I go, diving back into my past, for you. Three very long dark years to be exact. I don’t even know how it began. It just kind of crept up on me. But a certain event triggered it big time. I was thrown into a performance (singing) situation last minute when I was […]

  • The 10 ways you can protect your mental health

    There’s no denying we’re in the midst of crisis like we’ve never experienced in our lifetime and chaos, confusion and angst has surged as a consequence. It’s normal to experience a range of emotions – from fear to anger, worry to anxiety. But in every situation God wants us to remain steadfast in our faith, […]

  • Canon J John: ‘Finding Comfort in the Craziness of Covidia’

    I imagine I’m not alone in feeling that I have been mysteriously pushed through the doors of some magical wardrobe and now, in a state of severe bewilderment, find myself gazing around a strange, unwelcoming landscape. It is definitely not C.S. Lewis’s Narnia; this hostile desert – which I take the opportunity of naming Covidia […]

  • Anxious Thoughts Don’t Have To Weigh You Down

    Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus”—Philippians 4:6-7 (ESV). Anxious (adjective) – full of mental distress or uneasiness because of […]

  • Fear blocks the Good news…

    But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.” Luke 2:10 Recently a friend reminded me of a fact within the scriptures.   Whenever God spoke or sent an angel to speak for Him, the first words spoken were “Fear […]

  • Things we miss when we worry…

    Women worry, it’s a fact, as a woman you know that you worry about multiple things. Looking after the children, having dinner ready for your husband, do you look good in that dress?, Is she prettier than you…? I could literally go on forever because there are so many things that make you worry. As […]

  • The condition of our minds…

    But we have the mind of Christ (the Messiah) and do hold the thoughts (feelings and purposes) of His heart.  —1 Corinthians 2:16 (b) I reached the curb in front of the airport, where my friend would pick me up. I was calm and relaxed and thought of the great conversation we would have. To […]

  • From the head to the heart…

    The truth is that a few days ago I woke up extremely heavy hearted due to ongoing  difficulties. This year has been a hard year for different reasons: financial, death in the family, sickness, and disappointments…It seemed like a long, cold, rainy season. This particular morning I felt extremely defeated, burdened deeply by anxiety and worry. […]