11 Suggestions on How to Chew on the Bible with Mindfulness

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It’s not the volume of Bible reading that matters. It is the quality of the chewing. Reading and ruminating with mindfulness builds resilience and strength in the core of your being.

I know of an old aunt that used to advise chewing your food 32 times.

Not sure if this is the exact number but the idea of slowing down your eating is good for digestion, and you might learn to enjoy the tastes and textures of your food more.

As a young man, I was advised to read the Bible every day.  And extra points if you read the whole Bible in one year. Continue reading “11 Suggestions on How to Chew on the Bible with Mindfulness”

14 Proven Bible Verses to Help Your Mental Health

14 Proven Bible Verses to Help Your Mental Health

If you were to open my mother’s Bible the first thing you would notice would be the handwritten verses and quotes that helped her mental health. Bible verses that can truly bring help.

Dig a little further and you would come across underlined verses, cut out sections from the church newsletter and notes from sermons. I’ve just realized I do much the same in writing this blog.

Mum had her favorite verses that kept her secure in God.

I recently asked the Turning the Page facebook group what their favorite verses were for their mental health.

14 Bible Verses to help your Mental Health

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What is the Bible? Book Review by Cheryl Chastain

What is the Bible? How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way you Think and Feel about Everything by Rob Bell.

What is the Bible? How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way you Think and Feel about Everything by Rob Bell. Book review by Cheryl Chastain

I love books with a question as the title. In fact, I prefer the question books over the answer books every time. The question books are open and brave and expansive, and that certainly describes Rob Bell’s new book.

The Question as the Way

Bell urges us from the beginning to read the Bible by asking a lot of questions. By asking questions, Continue reading “What is the Bible? Book Review by Cheryl Chastain”