Let Go of Stressful Expectations this Christmas & Renew Hope with My Guided Advent Reflection #100
Are you seeking hope in the midst of life's challenges? Join Bonnie Gray to explore the powerful principle of "going a different way" to let go of stressful expectations to renew your hope during Advent. Learn how you can navigate conflict with difficult people or circumstances.
In this episode, Bonnie guides you in Lectio Divina scripture meditation to breathe in hope this Christmas - reflecting on the magi and your story, finding parallels between their journey and challenges you face in life. Discover Jesus amidst struggles and find light in the darkness. Learn to navigate life's redirections, much like the Magi's altered path, and embrace changes this Christmas to reignite hope.
Practice the soul care & gain scientific benefits of inner and outer quietness, cultivating intimacy with God and restoring hope. Reimagine Christmas by prioritizing wellness and peace, infusing new rhythms into the festive season.
Special Guest: Jennifer Chung-Vanzini - The podcast also highlights the issue of human trafficking sharing a powerful story with International Justice Mission (IJM) of a survivor named Ruby, who was rescued and now shines God's light.
Tune into this episode to enjoy a healing pause with Jesus and encouragement amidst chaos, nurturing your soul with peace and rest.
Hope Amidst Challenges: Rediscover hope as the presence of Jesus in life's struggles.
The Power of "Going a Different Way": Make positive changes and embrace new paths, even in the face of obstacles.
The Science: Quietness Benefits: Lower stress & feel intimacy with God practicing inner and outer quietness.
Wellness-Centric Christmas: Prioritize wellness and peace during the festive season.
Encouragement and Rest: Embrace hope amidst life's chaos, finding peace and restoration for your soul.
Breath Prayer: Inhale: Return home / Exhale: By another way Scripture:"The magi left for their own country by another way " Matthew 2:12
LINKS & RESOURCES
- Rescue a child from sex trafficking: God here for the IJM Holiday Gift Guide https://gifts.ijm.org/collections/view-all-gifts
- Listen to "Finding Ruby" 6 part series Podcast Fight for My Life https://fightofmy.life/
- Learn more about International Justice Mission: https://www.ijm.org/
- Help Sandra Sharp at CRU reach 1,000 women in Eastern Europe. Go here to fund a Soaring Guidebook at https://give.cru.org/0527981
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