Soul Sculpting Project: A Sip of Solitude

Soul Sculpting Project: A Sip of Solitude Aloneness – Loneliness There is a difference. Loneliness is when our felt need for connection with others is not being met. Aloneness is our natural desire for solitude. But is solitude good for us? In solitude we choose to step away from the demands and desires of others…

Soul Sculpting Project: Watch Your Language, Your Body is Listening

Experiencing increased stress? Here is a tool to help. Soul Sculpting Project: Watch Your Language, Your Body is Listening Chronic stress is hard on our body. Chronic stress has been shown to lead to a suppressed immune system and an increased risk for cardiovascular issues. Stress is also associated with psychological distress. When we change…

Soul Sculpting Project: Called to Forgive. But How? Part 2: The Work of Forgiveness

Soul Sculpting Project: Called to Forgive. But How? Part 2 The Work of Forgiveness Dr. Everett Worthington had become an expert on forgiveness. He had conducted numerous research studies and had developed successful methods for helping others reach forgiveness. Like all of us, Worthington had experienced many opportunities to forgive others. But nothing of this…

Soul Sculpting Project: Called to Forgive. But How? PART 1

Soul Sculpting Project: Called to Forgive. But How? Two Steps Towards the Freedom of Forgiveness A Parable There once was a king who decided it was time to settle his accounts. It came at the worst possible time for Pete. A year ago he had been the rich one handing out the loans, but then…

Practicing Celebration: Week TWO: The 5 Minute All-ages Advent

Practicing Celebration: Soul Sculpting Project: Week TWO 5 Minute Advent Celebration A war zone, year 2006: Israeli women find themselves living in conditions that are threatening and uncontrollable. How do they deal with the anxiety? Some of the women choose to recite Psalms. Those that recite frequently have lower anxiety levels. Sosis and Handwerker (2011…