Soul Care

Soul care is an ever-growing relationship with God through Bible study, prayer, spiritual disciplines, and lifestyle choices.

  • Heart puzzle, banner image for On Being Whole
    Bible Study,  Soul Care

    On Being Whole

    I posited in a soon-to-be-released book that Jesus longs to make us whole. The Bible doesn't explicitly talk about us being made whole, so here's my take on the idea...

  • The Power of the Pause
    Anxiety,  Lifestyle,  Soul Care

    The Power of the Pause

    After finding a phone app called The One-Minute Pause by John Eldredge and the Wild at Heart Team, I pondered the wisdom of the pause and many ways to incorporate holy pauses into my daily rhythm.

  • Storm image for Don't be afraid post
    Anxiety,  Encouragement,  Soul Care

    Don’t Be Afraid

    True Confessions. When I read Don’t be afraid or Fear not in the Bible, I think of Jesus standing with his hands on his hips, frowning, scolding me. I mean, it’s a command, and it’s a command I break with frightening regularity, so Jesus is disappointed with me, right? Maybe angry? Someone recently helped me see these commands in a different light, and I want to share that light with you. (Thank you Carrie Mars for your devotion Calm Your Anxious Mind.) Picture the scene. You’re in bed in the dark, and a storm is raging outside. Wind pelts the house and rhythmically slaps rain against the windows. Shadows from…

  • Man in a cave, safe in God alone
    Anxiety,  Encouragement,  Lifestyle,  Soul Care

    Safe in God Alone

    Those who struggle with mental illness sometimes run into a wall when they look for treatment, as some think that the idea of God Alone caring for us means we can't look to the resources of God's world to help us. But maybe this isn't the right way to see things...