Category Archives: family

Reminders from God When You Feel Like a Failure

Many times we get tired of feeling like we are failing. We feel like we’re failing in our jobs, in our marriages, in our families, in our day-to-day lives, but the truth is that God didn’t promise us a lifetime of success.

Still, the ache of failure is painful. You feel like you’ve done everything wrong or like everything you are doing is not making anything better. You start to believe that you’re not good enough— a good enough mom or wife or friend.

Why can’t I run my household with grace?

Why do I feel like my work is sloppy?

Why can’t I just “win” one time?
Read more at http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/Christianity/Articles/Reminders-From-God-When-You-Feel-Like-a-Failure.aspx#MU3GHGvovIiywGzS.99

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BeliefNet: Doing God’s Work

They don’t always nab the top headlines or make the nightly news, but acts of kindness are still around in the world, and they’re a reminder that God is at work. God doesn’t require goodness for salvation, and of course, not everyone is kind because they are believers, but we, as Christians, still need to carry out acts of kindness in this world. We still need acts of sheer love in the world.
Read more at http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/Catholic/Articles/Doing-Gods-Work-Why-Acts-of-Kindness-are-Still-Needed.aspx#mkVCz4r8Rj1LoC0j.99

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How to Pray Purposefully for your Spouse

Most Christians are praying for something— something like financial problems or a career decision. Sometimes we pray for family and friends, and sometimes we pray for our spouses, and the words feel tired, but what if we prayed purposefully for our spouses?
Read more at http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/Christianity/Galleries/How-to-Pray-Purposefully-For-Your-Spouse.aspx#xMvAZ85GoB5FJwII.99

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