Sep 6, 2021

29 Ways to Practice Self-care

There’s an idea in both the Christian and non-Christian world that working yourself to death is good. Being busy is noble. Stressing is praiseworthy. And that taking care of yourself is selfish. But this idea is not in harmony with the Bible. The Bible actually endorses the opposite – take care of yourself. Here’s some support for this idea: When Elijah fled Jezebel, the angel of the Lord advocated self-care, saying, “Arise and eat, because the journey is too great for thee.” (1 Kings 19:7 KJV) In Mark 12:30-31 Jesus tells us…

6 Things to Do When You Don’t Feel Like Praying

Do you ever not feel like praying? Is praying really that important? Is breathing important? If you’ve ever swum underwater, aiming to reach the other end of the pool, you know how desperate you get for air. Breathing becomes the one thing you are focused on. Nothing else matters! Without it you’re gonna die! Just as without breathing we die, without prayer our relationship with God will die. Prayer is the breath of the soul.  “To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.”  Martin Luther What to do…