What Does The Bible Say About Verbal Abuse?

by Crystal McDowell
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Verbal abuse over an extended period of time can leave marks on the heart and soul for a lifetime. Imagine what people would look like if the damage of verbal abuse left visible scars. Many of us would have much difficulty coming into public view. The spiritual and emotional impact of verbal abuse has led […]

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7 Encouraging Bible Verses About The Heart

by Crystal McDowell
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Nothing reveals more about our hearts than our words and actions. Our heart contains the motivations for what we do and why we do it. We are encouraged through scripture to pay attention to our hearts with due diligence. As we continue to grow in our relationship with Jesus Christ—our hearts will become more convicted […]

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6 Important Reasons To Bring Hidden Hurts To God For Healing

by Crystal McDowell
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Why do we hide our hurts? For some of us it’s because of pride, fear, or shame. Yet in order to grow up spiritually, we must deal and bring to light our hidden hurts for healing. There’s no painful experience that God can’t touch and use for His glory. We must be willing to admit […]

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6 Good Reasons To Number Your Days

by Crystal McDowell
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God has put eternity into the hearts of all people. Although many people deny the reality of living forever—everyone will either one day rejoice in heaven or suffer in hell. If Jesus doesn’t return in our lifetime, we must be prepared for physical death. There’s no pain in death for the believer; however, there will […]

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7 Important Bible Verses About Purpose

by Crystal McDowell
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Sometimes we can be so busy about our lives that we forget the purpose behind them. We are driven by the demands of life and not realizing that God always has a greater purpose. His purposes not only encompass our lives, but the lives of those around us—at home, school, work, and community. It’s important […]

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5 Important Ways Christians Should Cope With Loneliness

by Crystal McDowell
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Loneliness may creep in on us like a shadow without warning or it could come like the aftermath of a great storm leaving scattered pieces of our lives everywhere. We can allow the enemy to use this season of loneliness for pity parties and discouragement. Or we can allow the Lord to use our pain […]

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7 Inspirational Bible Verses for Working Mothers (who would rather be at home)

by Crystal McDowell
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It’s a tough decision for a mother to leave the home for a part-time or full-time job. There will be many days she is walking or driving away from home with a heavy heart. Yet the Lord is with the mothers who long to be home but can’t because of their circumstances. He is available […]

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7 Encouraging Bible Verses For The Single Mom

by Crystal McDowell
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Being a single mom is one of the toughest jobs for a woman no matter the continent nor culture. Some women are single moms by widowhood or by choice in adopting orphans or foster children. Some women found themselves abandoned by the fathers and forced to figure it all out on their own. No matter […]

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5 Ways to Cope with Mentally Ill Family Members

by Crystal McDowell
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Dealing with mental illness can be perplexing problems for families. Someone in your family could have heart disease, cancer, or broken bones—and you could talk about it, receive empathy or help. However in the ignorance and negative publicity about mentally ill people, there comes a stigma along with fear. When dealing with a mentally ill […]

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7 Good Bible Verses To Help Cope With a Divorce

by Crystal McDowell
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While divorce is shockingly prevalent in our generation—the pain, discouragement, and abandonment of it still hurts. Many people who are divorced didn’t plan for it or even expect it to ever come to their marriage. In spite of the fact that God hates divorce, it happened in Moses’ day, Jesus’ day, and our day as […]

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