Mindful Christian YearAug 11, 2021
Experience Grace During Suffering
It's possible to experience peace during suffering. And it's not even up to you. Here's how. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://mindfulchristianyear.com/2022/11/07/experience-grace-during-suffering/
Overcome Election Anxiety
Worried about the state of the country? About today's politics? Christian mindfulness allows God to help you turn off these ruminations and become a force for good. It's a five-step process. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://mindfulchristianyear.com/2022/11/10/overcome-election-anxiety/
Re-create Your Childhood Summer
Intentionally add activities that you loved as a child to your summer schedule. And thank God for your past. #Christian #mindfulness
Develop a Conversational Relationship With God
If you are willing to do what God says, God wants to talk to you. Here's how you can develop a conversational relationship with God. It's an important part of Christian mindfulness.
Celebrate Winter Sunset
How to celebrate winter sunset every day to bring more happiness, hygge and God's presence into your life. #Christian #mindfulness
Make Blessing Bags for the Homeless
A wonderful addition to the Thanksgiving weekend ... or any weekend ... is filling up Blessing Bags with materials for the homeless. You can carry them with you in your car or bag to give to homeless people who are begging for money. This episode tells you how. For more ideas, visit www.mindfulchristianyear.com
Create a Mood Box
Creating a mood box (or a mood book) is a great practice for contemplative Christian mindfulness. Think of how you want to feel, and fill the box with things that help you attain that mood. It's easy, and it's fun. For more ideas, go to mindfulchristianyear.com
Be Kind With Your Phone
Your phone can be a force for good. Here are 10 ways you can make that happen.
Use Your Fork. Your Mind Will Follow.
Mindful eating is an important element to Christian mindfulness. Using your fork as a tool for mindfulness makes it easier. Articles referenced on the podcast can be found at mindfulchristianyear.com
In "Finding Yourself in the Kitchen: Kitchen Meditations and Inspired Recipes from a Mindful Cook," Dana Velden offers mindfulness practices (and some recipes) for your kitchen. Learn more about the book and my favorite practice, soji, here.
Water brings life and death. We can practice Christian mindfulness regarding water in many ways: prayers for clean water for the world, grateful observation of how you get clean way, even a Matthew 25 challenge.
Take Jesus on a Picnic
Let's take the Lord with us on a picnic packed with Christian mindfulness. It's easy. And I bet Jesus would love it!
Create a Rule of Life
As we head toward autumn, it's a good time to create or update your rule of life. Your rule of what? Find out here.
How to Be a Blessing
Practicing the presence of God in the present moment is called Christian mindfulness. You can enhance and strengthen your practice through a habit of blessing others. Find out how in this podcast.