How to Develop a Resilient Mindset

Dear Friends, Resilience isn’t merely surviving. And it’s not about denying the depth of pain and its ongoing impact. Instead, it’s about learning from and growing through adversity — about becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable. Author Josh Squires tells of a grueling multi-day hike that’s part of Army Mountain Warfare School training. It requires slogging…

3 Encouraging Truths to Remember When Life Gets Hard

Dear Friends, Think about the disciples hanging out with Jesus on a boat when a life-threatening storm erupts on the water. They’re unprepared to face it and, panicking, realize they might die. The entire time this is happening, Jesus is sleeping peacefully. Instead of looking at Jesus’ reaction to their situation, the disciples allowed their situation…