My 7-year-old son had not one, but two knock-down, drag-out, tear-flinging, screaming, lying-on-the-floor, stubborn-as-a-mule hissy fits recently. A child’s emotions are real and sometimes overwhelming for them. We have so many strong emotions as adults that can be difficult for us to manage. Kids don’t have the emotional maturity yet to handle these moments as … Continue reading How to Stay Sane While Your Kid Melts Down
Dreams bring up a myriad of emotions, take us to strange or wonderful places, and help us process our life. Some dreams feel so real, you wake up not knowing if what you just experienced actually took place! How do we know which dreams are from God and which dreams aren’t? Which dreams are our … Continue reading Understanding Dreams: Does Satan Attack Us Through Our Dreams?
My eyes flew open in the middle of the night, awakened by the sound of the wind whipping against our shutters and the hammering of the wooden screen dividing our balcony from our neighbor's. The wind in Rome can be fierce and I'm still not used to it. I struggled to sleep after that, listening … Continue reading When God Uses Unconventional Ways to Speak – The Wind
Music delights my spirit. Especially music coming from the depths of the soul, flowing forth in prayerful poetry. It pulls at my soul, inviting me in. The lyrics pour forth from the musician’s heart to connect with God. To talk with him. To express emotions and thoughts. Isn't that just what God wants - our … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid to Let Music Help You Express Yourself in Prayer and Change the Atmosphere of Your Mind