God is the author and promoter of peace, and He wants us to know peace too.
“Does God Care About My Happiness?” was my most visited blog post in 2020. This confirmed my suspicion that many people are walking around as I did–with a view of God that is less than kind.
An acorn doesn’t grow into an oak tree overnight; it takes years to grow into something strong and sturdy. Despite the cues from nature, we seem to think important things in our lives should take root and flourish overnight.
A few simple ways to redirect your negative thinking.
No one likes to talk about disappointment; we try to avoid it at all cost. We answer, “I’m fine,” even if we’re not. We try to avoid the unavoidable.
I grew up with a view of God that was centered less on His grace, and far more on His judgment. As a result, I found myself fearing that any decision I made might be wrong and invoke His wrath. Thankfully, I have since learned that I can go to God’s word when these fears arise and find out what’s really true.