How to Keep Dreaming During Tough Times


It’s hard to stay positive when so much negativity is swirling around you. Despite it all, you and I were created to dream Big Dreams.

Dreaming becomes the best, most realistic strategic approach to life when you recognize that you are never alone.

Yes, your Creator knows what happens when life gets tough. And His Word is full of encouragement … and clear instructions on how to fight in times like these.

I just got back from a miraculous trip to Zion National Park, where the Lord “wowed” me in so many ways. The giant rock formations reminded me of His Majesty and to …

“Set your mind on things above, not on earthly things.” COLOSSIANS 3:2Opens in a new tab.

Yes, God also knows that …

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick.
(You and I both know that one from personal experience.)
But a longing fulfilled is a wellspring of life!” PROVERBS 13:12Opens in a new tab.

So here’s His Marvelous Battle Plan for us all …

For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. 2 CORINTHIANS 10:3-5Opens in a new tab.

DrDebiSmith

Dr. Debi is passionate about helping Christian couples & single adults learn more effective ways to apply Biblical principles & the findings of psychological research to everyday life. She is an author & former professor, as well as a California Licensed Psychologist (21711) & a Texas Licensed Psychologist with Provisional Status (38600). She earned her Doctor of Psychology degree (PsyD) at Rosemead School of Psychology-Biola University, and has taught psychology courses at MidAmerica Nazarene University, Azusa Pacific University, & Biola University. * Dr. Debi has taught psychology courses at MidAmerica Nazarene University, Azusa Pacific University, & Biola University.

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