2018 Lenten Challenge 100 Things Prayer List: Day 1

Soul Sculpting 2018 Lenten Challenge The Challenge: Make a prayer list of 100 things you love. When: February 14 – Ash Wednesday through April 1- Easter Lord, I love hiking in the High Country (above timberline). What do You love? This Lent I am going to create a Prayer List of 100 Things I Love….

Invitation to Join 2018 Lenten Challenge

Invitation to Join 2018 Lenten Challenge The Challenge: Make a prayer list of 100 things you love. When: February 14 – Ash Wednesday through April 1 – Easter When my daughters tell me about things they love, I listen. When we tell God about things we love, God listens. Benefits of taking on this challenge:…

Soul Sculpting Project: To Reach a Goal Week 1: Pray, Dream, Draw

Soul Sculpting Project: To Reach a Goal Week 1: Pray, Dream, Draw I’ve made New Year’s resolutions that have lasted for less than two weeks. I have made one resolution many years in a row. I keep resolving and keep failing. What is my problem? Well, first the problem of keeping resolutions is not unique…

Gratitude Game #6 Praying Gratitude

Gratitude Game #6: Praying Gratitude Soul Sculpting Project: Tell God what you are grateful for. The Science: Gratitude improves psychological health. Multiple studies link gratitude and well-being. Research confirms that gratitude effectively increases happiness and reduces depression. Sample Study: Gratitude Study (Emmons and McCullough): Participants divided into three groups for journaling (daily or weekly). Group…

Do It Now Gratitude Game #5: What do you say? “Thank-you”

Do It Now Gratitude Game #5: What do you say? “Thank-you” Soul Sculpting Project: As often as possible say a sincere “Thank-you” to the people you relate to. The Science Expressing gratitude strengthens close relationships and provides opportunities for new relationships. Psychologist John Gottman, renowned for his work on marital stability and relationship analysis uses…