Posts tagged positive
How to Be Thankful (Even When Nothing is Going Right)

It’s a fact of life that sometimes things just don’t go the way we would like them to. We’ve all experienced shortcomings, hardships, and journeys through the valley. Not every part of life can be spent on the mountaintop!

Jesus reminds us of this in John 16:33 where he says, “…In the world you will have tribulation…” However, there’s another verse (1 Thessalonians 5:18) that tells us, “give thanks in all circumstances…”

The two verses almost seem contradictory, like they shouldn’t be written in the same book. Yet, there they are. We are instructed to give thanks always, even through our troubles.

But such a commandment can seem so daunting and unrealistic at times, especially when life’s hardships are so painful. How could we possibly lift up thanks for such crummy circumstances?

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14 Powerful Bible Verses for the Girl Who Doesn't Feel Skinny Enough

You're standing in the dressing room mirror again, about to cry because you think you can't pull of that cute outfit you want to buy.

You're scrolling through social media again, feeling less than because your body doesn't look like the Instagram model with all the followers.

You put on an over sized T-shirt and running shorts again because you don't feel confident in other clothes.

Again, you hide behind someone else in the picture because you don't want the camera to add anymore pounds.

Do any of those scenarios sound or feel familiar? 

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3 Easy Ways to Better Uplift Your Man and Build Your Relationship

Have you ever had a boss, teacher, or authority figure in your life that was a total negative Nancy?! They were always pointing out the negative instead of the positive, punishing more than praising?

How did that make you feel? Discouraged? Angry? Let down? Hurt? 

At my old, part-time job I had a manager just like that and it really took a toll on my work and attitude. It was frustrating, discouraging and decreased my desire to do my best!

Sometimes ladies, as girlfriends and wives, we can be like my old manager. A complete negative Nancy. 

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