It’s no secret that people can be difficult. Now more than ever, the world is divided in so many different ways. Whether it’s about politics, religion, or just personal preference, people are seemingly finding every reason they can to be difficult with one another and oppose each other. How can we as Christians live amidst such turmoil? How can we learn to deal with difficult people biblically?
Sharing your faith can be tough, especially when you feel relatively new to the world of Christianity. It’s easy to feel like you don’t know enough or like you’re not on the right level for you to start sharing your faith, but that’s not the case! You can share your faith every day in creative ways that don’t require a theology degree or extreme social skills. Here are a few of our favorites.
When one considers the word ‘patience,’ a prevalent idiom comes to mind: “Patience is a virtue.” While one can agree with this idiom, one can also agree that it is one of the most elusive virtues, especially when you live in an era where everything is instant.
Mindfulness can be defined as a technique of deliberately focusing your attention on the present by not allowing yourself to be distracted by the other thoughts and ‘noise’ in your mind. It is characterized by deeper self-awareness, meditation, and relaxation techniques that help you to pay attention to thoughts, feelings, and sensations at the moment without being judgemental.
God made everyone different. People learn differently, act differently, relate and love differently, and even pray differently. The fact is that our temperament and personality permanently influence our prayer life and are occasionally influenced by the circumstances of the moment, including stress, tiredness, and even our daily rhythms.