Trusting God’s Desire for Relationship
We must trust in God's desire for relationship over our own desires in life

Trusting God’s Desire for Relationship

We are only beginning to understand the brain and how we think.

Author and Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman says that we essentially have two brains. A fast one and a slow one. Or, put another way, a lazy one and an active one. In his book Thinking, Fast and Slow, he explains the research that proves his theory.

Over our lifetimes, according to Dr. Kahneman, we develop short cuts in our brain to help us cope and make decisions more quickly and - many times, but not always - more accurately. Our brain combines our life experiences, our knowledge and our preferences into a decision framework to ease and speed up our decision making.

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How Can I Trust God When I Can’t Understand?
How Can I trust God in the Rain

How Can I Trust God When I Can’t Understand?

I woke up this morning to the pitter patter of a gentle rain on the rooftop. Now, it's been almost 2 months since we've had measurable rain in my area, so I just laid there for 15 or 20 minutes listening to the sweet sound. I was enjoying the sound and thanking God for the much-needed blessing when he started me thinking.

If we can't know or understand why God acts, how are we supposed to react when he does? How are we supposed to trust a God we can't understand or comprehend?

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Feel Better About Yourself and Your Life – Guaranteed
Feel Better About Yourself

Feel Better About Yourself and Your Life – Guaranteed

How can we make sure we’re living joyful, meaningful lives amid all the hurt and turmoil in the world? How can we feel better about ourselves and where our life is headed even if we have a dead-end job or cancer has struck our family or depression seems to rule our life?
br>One of the core principles of Christian belief is we are to serve others both inside and outside of the church; especially orphans, widows and the poor. If we purposefully take action and embed this belief into our life, it will become part of our family’s DNA. It will pull our focus off ourselves and place it where Jesus says it should be – on God and on others.

There are (at least) 13 benefits of serving others according to scripture.

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