Prayer is like a river. It is always flowing, and we are not its source. Its source is the Christ “who was raised to life,” for we know that He “is at the right hand of God . . . interceding for us” Romans 8:34. To pray is to step into the rushing water.
What if anxiety and depression are the very things that draw us into closer relationship with God and greater dependence on Him? While there are no easy answers to these questions, Chronic Joy’s practical, easy-to-use, faith-based resources are a life-giving first step.
We needed a new narrative and that’s when I had the idea for Supercharged Superhero, a story about a little girl and her superhero dad, whose battery suddenly and unexplainably runs flat and will not fully recharge. It’s a story about change, grief, acceptance, and adjustment. Throughout the book, there is a theme of love in all circumstances.
While Jesus loved others well in a variety of ways, loving through listening was often his first move—and on that day I knew it should be mine.
Picture yourself seated by a stream, under a shade tree, maybe with your favorite beverage or snack. Then take a deep breath, choose an article below that catches your attention. As you read or listen, think of it as a heart to heart visit with the author. Finally, spend some time in prayer asking God to meet your need of rest and refreshment, hope and peace.