Redefining Boredom Part 4 – Opportunity for Spiritual Growth

Boredom as Opportunity for Spiritual Growth Redefining Boredom Part 4 Boredom = Time for spiritual development and relationship with Jesus Boredom, the word and the typical feelings related to the word, is starting to become a word with positive associated feelings for me. Instead of the usually associated feeling of emptiness and needing something to do to fill the time, it’s become an opportunity for REST, CREATIVITY and RELATIONSHIP. There…

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Redefining Boredom Part 3 – Opportunity for Creativity

Boredom is Opportunity for Creativity – Redefining Boredom Part 3   For Part 1 click here For Part 2 click here For Part 4 click here   In my pursuit to change our response to the word “boredom” in our home, I continually find more benefits of unscheduled time, particularly in our children’s lives as they work toward maturity and independence.   This is the third part in a series…

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Redefining Boredom Part 2 – Time to Heal

Boredom = Time for Healing Boredom in Our Kids’ Lives Is Actually Time to Heal Our kids’ sadness can be unpleasant and hard for us to deal with ourselves but its necessary.   I’ve written in the past about the value of boredom for our kids. When they talk about needing something to do or one of my kids even starts chanting “bored, bored, bored”, I tell them that I’m…

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The Impact of Keeping Secrets and Not Confessing

  The Impact of Secrets and Not Confessing Keeping secrets and not confessing when we mess up and hurt someone is dangerous and really hurts and hinders our ability to grow and heal. Dave uses an illustration with rats to describe the impact of waiting or even choosing not to share and confess in those moments.  

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Movie “Sticking it Out When Things Go Bad”

Rogue One: A Star Wars Movie “I’m not used to people sticking around when things go bad.” “Welcome home” I took my family to see “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and it was amazing! Don’t worry I won’t spoil anything for you, but I will say that you should see the movie.   I was sitting and enjoying the story and characters as it filled in gaps to the…

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Reversing the Order of Mistake to Confession and How Much Detail do I Confess?

  Reversing the Gap Between Mistake and Confession Its incredibly exciting to see the potential and change in an individual and relationship when, instead of having big gaps between when we sin and when we confess, we shift the point of confession to BEFORE the mistake even happens!  

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rTribe – The Recovery Tool for Porn Addiction

     rTribe The Powerful Porn Addiction Recovery Tool   rTribe is a Porn Addiction Recovery app that helps in incredible ways. rTribe will help you: Become self-aware Use your phone for positive things Connect with a community of people that can support you Become excited and even a little addicted to staying clean Be encouraged daily with scripture and inspirational quotes    

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Going Through Valley’s with God in Life

Going Through Valleys with God Does God promise that things will always be “good?” Should we be mad when things are rough in our lives?   Often we get mad at God for hardships that come our way, asking and wondering “why” these things are happening, or why God would allow something like this in our lives.   The thing is, God never promises a life without hardship. In fact…

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