Joyful Living

Overcoming Fear: 4 Powerful Lessons From The Story Of The 12 Spies

Overcoming Fear: 4 Powerful Lessons From The Story Of The 12 Spies

Fear can prevent you from achieving what God calls you to do. "Your destiny is too great, your assignment too important, your time too valuable. Do not let fear intimidate you." -Joel OsteenThese four lessons will equip you to overcome your fears and accomplish what God has called you to do: 1. Examine what God has called you to do. God had promised to give the land of Canaan to the people of Israel. In Numbers 13:17-20, God directed Moses to select 12 spies and have them go into Canaan, spend forty days examining the land and bring back a...

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Do You Make These 10 Common Mistakes When Pursuing Your Career Goals?

Do You Make These 10 Common Mistakes When Pursuing Your Career Goals?

Imagine waking up every day inspired to go to work and returning home at the end of the day feeling fulfilled by the work you have done. Is that your experience? If not, it is probably due to one or more of the following 10 reasons: 1. Not recognizing how God has wired you. Identify your: Values - Deeply-held beliefs that guide your life. Interests - Something that draws your attention.  Skills - What you know how to do, e.g. solve problems, speak in public, etc. Personality - The combination of attributes that form your character, e.g. outgoing, dependable, etc. Passion - What you love...

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3 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Healthly People

Most of us are pretty conscientious about managing our physical health. But, when it comes to our emotional health, not so much. Frustration, disappointment, stress, anger, worry, anxiety and fear are but a few of the undesirable emotions that many people experience on a regular basis. It does not have to be that way. Having studied emotionally healthy people for more than two decades, I have noticed some consistent habits that allow them to prevent these undesirable emotions from dominating their lives. Developing these habits will enable you, too, to live an emotionally healthy life: Habit Number 1: Accept yourself...

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8 Ways Stress Impacts Women's Health

Some of the health effects of stress are the same for men and women. But there are other ways that stress affects women.

 

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6 Steps To Solidifying Your Salvation

Joy Salvation

Although many people attend church regularly, they never find joy. Does this sound like you? Maybe it is because you have not claimed salvation, which is deliverance from sin and its consequences by putting your faith in Jesus. At the moment we claim salvation, the Bible says the Holy Spirit takes up residence inside us. One of the fruits the Holy Spirit brings is joy. (Galatians 5:22) So, if you are not experiencing joy, perhaps it is because you do not possess salvation. So, lest you continue to experience joylessness, follow Paul’s directive in 2 Corinthians 13:5, “Examine yourself to...

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