Posts Tagged ‘thoughts’

How to Keep Your Fear and Pain from Influencing Parenting

“For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;” (2 Corinthians 10:3-5 KJV) As child, I was sexually violated by an adult male who… … Continue reading

How to Reverse Stinkin’ Thinkin’

Our home is a welcoming place to grandkids and granddogs alike. One day we were watching Bailey, our ten-year-old golden retriever granddog from the Waco division of Burchett Incorporated. She is a regal and beautiful girl who loves to swim. We took our Maggie and Bailey out to the pool to do just that. Maggie swims like she is competing for the final Olympic-team spot. She goes full bore to the end, jumps out, shakes… … Continue reading

This Lauren Daigle Video is the Most Hopeful Thing You’ve Seen All Day.

You’ve heard Lauren Daigle sing “How Can It Be,” but have you seen her get this real? She shares a story of struggling in her own life, then drops some serious truth about how to keep your mind focused on what matters. Lauren made this video for the World’s Biggest Small Group a couple years back, but we still get comments about how this video is blessing people today.   Lauren uses this verse: “And now, dear brothers… … Continue reading

How to Make Your Mind a Better Place

“Bad tapes”.   That is the phrase a good friend used to describe when people have unhealthy thought patterns repetitiously swirling around in their head.   Remember mixed tapes from when we were kids? Okay, all my 80’s and 90’s friends know what I’m talking about. All of my iPod generation friends are going “mixed tapes – does that have something to do with Scotch tape?”  No, forget it, I’m dating myself and its embarrassing.  … … Continue reading