Wrong. This blog post is going to step on some toes. It's going to be convicting. I hope that if you feel offended by what I say in this blog post, you will recognize it as conviction rather than getting mad at me.
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines "refuge" as a "shelter or protection from danger or distress." Psalm 91 repeatedly tells believers to make God their refuge. But how?
I'm a full-time college student, I have three jobs, one of those being full-time, I run this blog 100% by myself, and I (try to) have a social life. I also take every Saturday to practice a Sabbath day, also known as a day of rest. So, how do I manage my time? How do I get everything done? How am I not losing my mind?
I have found that my soul feels more at rest when I take my day of rest on Saturdays, for many reasons. So, what does the day of rest look like to me? Here are a few things that I do, and some ideas for you to try out.
Pain doesn't take a vacation just because it Christmas. It's still very much there, and it often feels like it intensifies because of the holiday.
The Bible calls us to do it. As believers, we know that we should pursue a relationship with God, but it’s hard to figure out how. Just to warn you, these tips aren’t easy. The things I’m about to recommend are hard to do.
How do we cope with all of these seemingly negative things on top of everything else we already manage? The answer is easy.