This week, in part 3 of Highlight Real, we have a special treat as we heard from one of our favorite guest speakers. Special thanks to my good friend Maryan Farag for joining us and sharing her thoughts on the subject of comparison and contentment - from a FEMALE perspective.Read More
Our generation suffers from O.C.D. -- Obsessive COMPARISON Disorder. Not a day goes by that you’re not tempted to glance to your left & right-- or scroll up & down-- to see how you measure up to the people around you. Constant comparison has hijacked our hearts and our homes. Factor in social media highlights and no wonder we’re left feeling drained & discontent.
But there is a way out and in part 1 of Highlight Real, we lay the foundation of how to treat the O.C.D. that lies within all of us.Read More
“I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation” Philippians 4:12
Is that really possible? Can I really be "content" in every situation? Can I really find peace inside when there's chaos and turmoil and upheaval all around me? Is that possible and if so, how do I get there?
That's the topic of week 3 In The Waiting Room as we discuss the "secret of contentment". You may not believe it but St. Paul gives us a formula to unlock this mystery in our own lives. What is that formula? You have to listen to the message to see. But I'll give you a hint...
I CAN'T, HE CAN.
A typical Saturday morning in our house includes my two young boys (incapable of sleeping past 7 am) fighting over who gets to do something first, who plays with what toy, who gets the blue plate at breakfast, or something like that… I admittedly started tuning them out. Meanwhile, in my room, I’m washing my face and making frown-y faces in the mirror remembering what I looked like in the “good ole days” (in actuality, I was unhappy with the way I looked back then too). My husband is similarly groaning at the fact that it’s so early … on a Saturday.
I volunteer in the children’s program at my church where we have been discussing contentment this month, so the topic has been at the forefront of my mind. Specifically, what’s robbing us of our contentment?Read More