By Celeste Jacobs-Richards It is important as we have seen in the previous write ups to implement and addresses practices in the areas of physical and, mental and emotional areas of our lives. Most importantly is our spiritual lives; our personal relationship with Jesus Christ our Saviour. I respect each individuals personal relationship, I do […]
Emotional Self-Care: Emotions as Information for Me
By Celeste Jacobs-Richards It is common and normal for people to want to change, move away from or stop difficult emotions such as anger, fear, anxiety and the like. In order to look after oneself it is important to allow the feeling rather than fight or suppress it. We often use defense mechanisms to avoid […]
Mental Self-Care: Watch Your Thoughts!
By Celeste Jacobs-Richards As we go through different experiences daily, some easier than others, some clearly understandable and others not, we need to be aware and mindful of our senses, thoughts and feelings in the here-and-now. Being mindful is acknowledging these parts of yourself, labelling them and accepting them without judgement. Think about what you […]
You Cannot Pour from an Empty Cup … Fill Yours!!!
By Celeste Jacobs-Richards The world is going through trying, confusing and maybe anxiety provoking times with the Covid-19 pandemic. This has resulted in decreased structure, decreased social interaction, increased uncertainty, and many difficult emotions and thoughts for all. Stressors will reduce our capacity for coping and managing during challenging times. Take note, it is not […]
How Do Churches Grow? —Supporting The Needy
Church growth is not only about quantity, but quality. As leaders, our responsibility is to nurture this kind of growth in the people we lead so that they can take on the character of Jesus.
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