Tag archive: stress

At Capacity

At Capacity

There are times when I think my head will explode if I have to deal with anything more… Psalm 73:1-28 Reference: till I entered the sanctuary of God; then I understood their final destiny. (‭Psalm‬ ‭73‬:‭17‬ NIV) Explore: I like to be busy. I work full time and have four children at home – it’s…

Go It Alone

Go It Alone

This was no way to live. Psalm 55:1-23 Reference: I would flee far away and stay in the desert; (Psalm 55:7 NIV) Explore: I was tired and my ‘To Do’ list was getting longer instead of diminishing. Family life was busy and just thinking of getting out of bed was exhausting. All I could think…

Stress Test

Stress Test

Relaxing will only make things worse. Philippians 4:1-9 Reference: Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. (Philippians 4:6 NIV) Explore: Have you ever been stressed? I actually feel ridiculous even asking that question! I’m not sure I’ve ever met someone who…

My Superpower

My Superpower

Little did I know, that years down the track, this old injury would give me a special superpower! Psalm 16:1-11 Reference: Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure. (Psalm 16:9) Explore: When I broke my finger in 1991 it was a huge inconvenience. I had my whole…

Sleepless Nights

Sleepless Nights

Another matter keeping sleep at bay was my future Psalm 13:1-6 Reference: How long must I wrestle with my thoughts and day after day have sorrow in my heart? How long will my enemy triumph over me? (Psalm 13:2 NIV) Explore: The other night I couldn’t sleep. I was so tired, but I just couldn’t…

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