Have you ever wondered if God wants you to exercise? I mean really…does He even care if you’re physically active? I believe the answer to those questions are yes! Look in the mirror…do you see those muscles, the bendable joints, the bones? God put them all together perfectly because He knew women would need to be strong, flexible, and able to move quickly from one thing to the next. Exercise or being physically active, is not just good for women, it’s great. Because of that, this post will provide you with why and how much you need to exercise, plus 10 equipment free ways to move your body. There are so many ways you benefit when you choose to be mindful about moving your body. Guess what – it’s even possible to work exercise into your busy life.
Mindful eating, at its simplest, is about paying attention to the what, where, when, why, and how’s of what you eat. The blogosphere and Dr. Google are overflowing with mindful eating promises. Will it work for you and how’s a Christian woman supposed to know if mindful eating is even okay? This post will provide mindful eating practices that work, while still honoring the God who made you and the food He created to nourish His temple, your body.
Keeping your mind on God or “setting your mind on things above” is tough, but tough doesn’t mean impossible. If you’re struggling to keep your mind stayed on the Lord, you’re not alone. Even Jesus’ disciples, who were with Him all day, struggled with this. We’re going to use their stories and Jesus’ replies, to learn why you and I are supposed to keep our hearts and minds on things above. Before we get to the disciples we’ll explore Colossians 3:1-4 to learn what we can about this mindful Christian behavior of keeping your heart and mind on God. After all, there are a lot of other things to think about and fill your mind with, right?
Have you ever wondered about ways Christians can be mindful and how to practice Godly mindfulness, no matter where you’re at? You’ve come to the right spot. As a Christian, being mindful involves focusing everything on the Lord and we’ve got 8 ways for Christians to do just that. Using the 5 senses God blessed us with, we’re going to practice Christian mindfulness. Each sensing part of your body communicates either sight, sound, smell, touch, or taste to your brain and also allows us to be mindful of God throughout our day. After all, He created the senses so we’d be able to experience all the wonders of His creation. The goal will be to focus your attention on seeing, hearing, smelling, touching, and tasting and then using those experiences to practice Christian mindfulness.
If you’ve been a Christian for more than a minute you’ve likely heard the phrase “pray without ceasing” but…What does it mean, Why should I do it, and How in the world is a busy woman supposed to find time to pray all the time? There’s good news – Praying without ceasing is easier than you think and you can pray all the time, even if you spend your day sprinting from one thing to the next. The following what, why, and 7 “how-to’s” will show you just how to fit praying all the time into each and every day.
Stress, as experienced by most women in America, is a recipe for disaster. But what are you supposed to do when the stress in your life can’t be removed? Is there any hope of living life stress and anxiety free or at least a way to deal with it? The answer is yes! Currently, mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) is the solution of choice for dealing with and avoiding the damages of chronic stress. But …should something rooted in Zen Buddhism be pursued by Christians who are seeking to manage stress? Today we’ll compare the mindfulness approach to stress reduction with what the Bible says about stress.