Changing Behavior

As we rebuild our lives from the ashes of loss and grief, we can an opportunity to be introspective and to make personal course corrections. Loss often instills in us a desire to BE better people. As we make those changes and work on BECOMING we will feel a greater measure of personal peace and satisfaction. Doing good and being good allows us to more freely feel God’s love.

A Little Better Today
If you are a little better than you were yesterday, then that is enough
David A Bednar

The Refiner's Fire
The refiner’s fire is real and the qualities of character of righteousness that are forged in the furnace of affliction perfect and purify us and prepare us to meet God.
Quentin L Cook

  From the Editors Desk

  1. Progress through Change

    When you are a widow, everything in your life changes. Nothing is the same anymore and nothing that you had planned for your future will ever be the same. Sometimes we change out of choice and sometimes we are compelled to change. When compelling changes come, you have a chance...

  Real Stories

Many of us have wondered if God knows us or if He even exists. Todd was someone who made fun of people who thought God was real, and he wasn’t surprised when he didn’t get an immediate answer to a prayer. But could God be giving us small but obvious answers? And how patient do we need to be to get those answers?  You can find hope in God & Jesus Christ and know for a surety that they exist and love you. He can give you the power to change and to have hope again in your life.

  More From Our Blog on Changing Behavior

  1. The Need to Change

    The Need to Change

    For anyone who is struggling to heal from a personal addiction or the addiction of someone you love, I recommend watching these 12 videos about recovery and change. Shawn and I spent the night watching them and we both learned a lot. I could relate to something in every single...

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  2. No Excuses

    No Excuses

    A few months ago we had a landscape designer draw out a vision of what we wanted our yard to one day be. She drew up a rough draft and printed out a large copy to go over and discuss different options of layout and plant ideas. We spent hours...

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  3. Stuck in a Pile of Mud!

    Stuck in a Pile of Mud!

    Have you ever been stuck in the mud with shoes on? I have. Several years ago we had a water line break and we had a huge flood in our back yard. The water was running down into the window wells and seeping through into our basement. As the neighbors...

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Our trials, hardships, or just even the simple things of day-to-day living can become different piles of mud in our lives.

We can become stuck in the thick of it all and not quite sure how to get out and move forward. It can be incredibly difficult to let go of the “what if’s” in our lives. But those “what if’s” are often the cause for us becoming stuck in the mud. In order to become free from the mud, we need to remove those things that are preventing us from moving forward.


Question & Answer

How do I learn to accept and want change?