#14 REFRAMING OUR FOCUS FOR THE NEW YEAR

As a photographer, I spend a lot of time honing my craft.  Owning a nice camera will not get you far unless you learn how to use it to its full capacity.  Much of my energy and attention is dedicated primarily to three things:  Light, Settings and Focus.   Understanding how to find light, adjust settings …

#12 TO THE CHRISTIAN WITH ANXIETY + DEPRESSION: HOW TO PRAY

#TransformationTuesday #AndreaNSpeaks #ThePrayerOfFaith #ChristiansWithAnxietyAndDepression #ReframedThroughTheLensOfLove If you're a Christian struggling to understand how to pray about your anxiety, depression, chronic illness or any other painful reality - I urge you to give this message a listen! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsM7F3-dSLQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0HAfkh3BUMi3KpDml1zssxs3xSNS-s117_maa8CCk-RfrdvwkhGEjv4xY This is one of the most powerful teachings I've heard on prayer. Especially from the perspective of someone …

#10 IN THIS WORLD, YOU WILL HAVE TROUBLE…

Today, I'm met with strong emotional strife over some hard realities in my life.  I’m reminded that Jesus was clear to us in His Word that we WILL face troubles. Jesus declares in John 16:33 (from the Bible) that we WILL face trouble in this world.  He doesn’t say "You MAY face troubles" or "You …

#5 TURNING YOUR “I COULD NEVER” INTO “OH YES I CAN!”

One my Mammaw's classic lines was: "Well, the thing about is, is that..."  Oh how I miss that sassy gal! She'd begin with this statement when defending an argument, pondering a question, or just plain ol' wanting to have the last word. I recently changed up my diet in hopes of relieving some ongoing health …