Tag: worry

Finding Rest in the Yoke of Christ

“Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. All of you, take up My yoke and learn from Me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for yourselves. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light” (Matthew 11:28-30, HCSB). For […]

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Just Keep Breathing

It’s Sunday morning. And I am at home. I would normally be at church right now with my family, but my (very fussy, teething who is obsessed with comfort-nursing) 7 month old is fighting a cold. Considering we just faced this last week with our 3 year old who is majorly sensitive to pain or […]

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A Prayer for Stress- iBelieve.com Post

I struggled with anxiety and panic attacks for many years in high school and college, even as a believer. Stress and worry were just a part of my life, and I allowed them to move into my mind and become my permanent mental roommates. From money problems to relationship issues, if it became too much, […]

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Guest Post- 5 Bible Verses When You Feel Stressed

A few weeks ago, Marcus from Psysci.co, reached out to me and asked if he would be able to share some encouragement on emilyrosemassey.com for my readers, especially regarding his expertise in psychology. He decided to write a blog about 5 Bible verses when you are feeling stressed out. Please welcome Marcus! Whether you consider […]

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From Brokenness to Restoration

being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ (Philippians 1:6 NKJV). The work God has done in my heart can definitely be described as one big (de)construction project- from tearing down walls that were erected from what I […]

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Holding Onto Hope

“Hold onto hope!” were some of the last few words I wrote in my journal as I reflected over my current circumstances. I had no idea how much the word “hope” would become even more tangible to me as it has bubbled up inside of me these last few weeks while Paul and I have […]

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Find Rest, My Soul

I have observed, both in my own life and the lives of others, that if there has been a significant amount of damage done to the soul because of rejection from people, the person will often so many times try to overcompensate for their weakness by performing to gain the approval, love, or applause of […]

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How Powerful Prayer Conquered My Panic Attacks- Post on ibelieve.com/crosswalk.com

Anxiety seems to plague many Christians lives. I wrestled with anxiety/panic attacks for many years and allowed it to become a part of my life until I realized that Jesus died on the cross so that I could be free from all sickness, including mental sickness! The enemy always tries the same ol’ tricks and […]

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Walking Through Postpartum Depression

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. I will help you. I will uphold you with my victorious right hand. (Isaiah 41:10 NLT) “Do you want to harm yourself or your baby?” “No.” “Okay. No Postpartum Depression then.” That was the […]

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