How I Overcame Anxiety and Depression Through Praise and Worship

Years ago, depression and anxiety tried to ruin my life.

But what the enemy meant for evil, God worked for good! I’ve written my story below, and also share it in this video set to the music “Praise You in This Storm”. I choreographed and danced it to tell of God’s goodness and love, and also as a testament to the power of praise and worship. Watch the video then read the story below to learn how God set me free! I pray it will be an encouragement to you, especially during this trying season with the global pandemic.
“You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing. You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy.” Psalm 30:11

My Story: How I Overcame Anxiety and Depression Through Praise and Worship

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A Tail Wagging Greeting

A Heartwarming Devotional for Dog Lovers

Devotions for Dog Lovers. Excerpt from the book, "Pawz & Pray: Finding Joy in the Journey with God, Family and Furry Friends. 130 Uplifting Stories and Devotions for Dog Lovers!
Read this heartwarming excerpt from the book—Pawz & Pray: Finding Joy in the Journey with God, Family, and Furry Friends. 130 Uplifting Stories and Devotions for Dog Lovers!

Married, a mother of two children, I finally felt we were ready for a family pet. My husband conceded (well, I didn’t ask him. Oops!). And so, we brought home a cuddly Labrador retriever puppy! Goldy was our sunshine during rainy days, and the stable, strong force that made us all feel continually protected and loved. I stand in awe of all the wonderful things she taught me.

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Experiencing God’s Power Through Praise [My Testimony in Dance]

God turned my sorrow into joyful dancing, as you just saw in this video, which I choreographed and danced to give God glory and testify of His goodness and love! If you’re hurting and in need of hope, I’d like to invite you to read on. This is the story behind the video (set to the music “Praise You in This Storm”), which tells how I experienced God’s presence and power through praise and worship. I pray it will be an encouragement to you.

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Sweetest Mother’s Day Prayer

Happy Mother’s Day!

Today I wrote a Mother’s Day Prayer with my mom in mind, but also to share with mothers everywhere. Mom, if you’re reading this, after the prayer is also a special image and quote written just for you! 💕

Heavenly Father,

Thank you for my beautiful mom, who has loved and cared for me all my life with selfless abandon and unconditional love. On this important day (“Mother’s Day”) I specially want to lift her up, as well as all mothers around the world, and thank you for the unique role they play in the lives of their children.

Thank you for the encouragement, wisdom, and counsel they offer us, and the many sacrifices they willingly make for us. Thank you for their sweet smile, and for every hug and kiss and helping hand!

Today, I ask a special blessing on my mom, and on all the mothers throughout the world, that they would know how much they are loved and appreciated. Continue to bless them each and every day with Godly wisdom, strength, peace, and courage, and with the joy of your constant presence! Multiply your grace to them as they strive to carry out their many responsibilities and roles. And in all they do, help them never to forget to care for themselves. For they are deeply cherished and loved!

I pray this in Jesus name,

Amen

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