Daily Post #45

Overwhelmed?: Sometimes success is simply making it through the day. If you feel overwhelmed, then do the next thing. What is the next thing? Do that. Then do the next thing.

Look for Emotion When Reading the Bible: Have you ever tried reading portions of Scripture—the four Gospels are great for this—while looking specifically for the various emotions that Jesus, His disciples, and other people experienced? It can be eye-opening and helpful. It might change how you view God, prayer, others, etc. It might also help you approach God in a new way and with a more vulnerable heart. Broken, struggling people are always welcome to come to God.

A Good Laugh: A co-worker told me the other day about www.despair.com. There are posters and everything else that have sayings that are great de-motivators. I’m afraid that I like it a bit too much! Here are three posters that you might resonate with (I will be sharing one a day for a while):

Published by B.J. Condrey, PhD

Dr. Condrey holds a Bachelor of Arts in both Philosophy and Psychology from the University of Missouri-KC, a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a Ph.D. in Ethics & Practical Theology from the University of Edinburgh. He is ACSI certified. Dr. Condrey writes courses and teaches Psychology, Bible, and C.S. Lewis at Enlightium Academy, where he began working in 2016. He has served as a youth, young adult, and small group pastor in the local church, and currently teaches Ethics at the University of Southern Mississippi. He has a book published by Wipf & Stock (Breaking Ground) along with other publications. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and writing, spending time with his family, traveling, trout fishing, family hikes, and drinking coffee! He is passionate about helping young people construct a biblical worldview so that their faith involves both the mind and heart. He has been married since 2009 and has two children.

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