Articles Tagged 'Tired' (Page 2)

Coming to Terms with Change

Don't like change? Here's something worse and something better!

Rubel Shelly talks about change and our need for it or we grow obsolete and irrelevant.

Too Much, Too Many, & Too Little

What do you do when there you find yourself in the

Tom Norvell reminds us that there is simply too much, too many, and too little.

Beyond the Clouds

Can you see beyond the storm clouds in your life

Tom Norvell talks about taking off in the pea soup of bad rainy weather and lifting up through the clouds and finding the sun and tying this all to our need to look beyond the clouds.

All Who Are Weary

Is there any place to get some rest?

Tom Norvell prays for the weary and the heavy burdened and tired, based on Jesus' promise to give us rest.

Are You Weary?

Why do we begin so many weeks so tired?

Tom Norvell reminds us of God's promises for those who are weary and tired: the Lord will renew us and restore us and cause us to ride on the wings of eagles and Jesus will give us rest.

Holiday Hangover

Got that sinking feeling now that Christmas is past?

Sarah Stirman reflects on the holiday blues, the ending of Christmas, and the extravagance and expense of the holiday, both modern and old.

Our Child

What other words need to be said than a smile?

Phil Ware describes meeting his Compassion little girl for the first time in a slum in Kampala, Uganda.

Lay Your Burden Down

How long are you going to keep carrying all that luggage?

Alan Smith tells a story about a man who disappeared who was very, very tired and needed to lay down his burdens; and we've got to trust we can can lay down ours at the feet of Jesus.

It's Not For Everyone

Maybe the gospel isn't for all

Jesus invited those who are tired to come to Him. If you are satisfied with the way things are, Jesus' message isn't for you.

Rest for the Weary

Where can we turn when we are worn out and discouraged?

Tom Norvell reminds us and prays for us to find rest from our weariness in the Lord.

Tragedy Can Bring Awareness

What good can come out of this kind of mess?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that God can bring something good out of our grief and trials.

Do Not Lose Heart!

Some words you just have to repeat until you believe!

Tom Norvell reminds us that some times we just have to hang to hope, keep repeating what is true and not lose heart.

The Last Goodbye

What do you do when you think the end is near?

Teresa Bell Kindred shares some good advice for those who have loved ones dealing with cancer -- this is based on her own personal experience.

Come Away to a Quiet Place?

Is getting away to a quiet place enough to restore our souls?

Phil Ware talks about the weariness of ministry and reminds us that it is not enough to simply get away and rest, we must get away and be with Jesus.

Happiness?

Can we really find true happiness here?

We are killing ourselves trying to find happiness in things and miss it because it is not found there.

Not a Total Loss

How much would you have lost?

A damaging fire that swept through the Norvell home is heartbreaking and hard, but also a reminder of God's constant care.

Upside-Down Blessings

How in the world can something good come out of something so rotten?

How God turned a couple of horrible, traumatic experiences in the Ware family into something really good!

When Your Heart Hurts

Is there anyting to really hold on to when your heart aches in the middle of life's messes?

With an onslaught of bad things happening over the last several weeks, Russ is holding on to hope and faith in God and the steadfast love of the Father.

Venting?

Have you learned to let off a little steam before you blow up?

We need to vent our anger appropriately with a Christian friend before we lose control and the whole things blows up on us and those around us.

No Longer New?

How long can you keep the newness alive?

The newness wears off and we get bored and we lose interest and we give up.

Dealing with the Ruts

Isn't it time to see what lies beyond the top of your rut?

Getting out of the rut is not only possible, but it can be fun, creative, and stimulating if we choose for it to be.

God's Still, Small Voice

Can you hear God in the rush of your daily grind?

Not only must we be still and hear God, but he also longs to come to us in the busy rush of our daily lives.

I Get Stupid When I'm Tired

When do you go a little around the bend?

We need to recognize that we get a little stupid and out of control when we are tired and so we should do something to prevent it!

Bent on Self-Destruction

What do we do with folks bent on destroying themselves?

Sometimes those who show themselves to be very self-destructive just need someone to help them get some rest and encouragement.

Sabbath Rest: The Key to Revived Spirits

I just don't have enough time!

God designed us to need a Sabbath rest -- not as Law, but as grace.