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Constructive Rest: Experiencing Joy and Peace from God’s Act of Grace

Background At times, it is hard for me to physically and emotionally feel God’s grace amidst the harsh distractions of the human world.  Even though I know that God loves me unconditionally and died for my sins and imperfections, sometimes I do not physically feel the grace and peace that stems from that realization. In Alexander Technique, there is a philosophy of non-doing.  Non-doing is a great way to improve self-awareness (if you remember, this…

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Freedom Directions: Knowing We Are Enough to Make Changes in Habits

Invention from Jennifer Roig-Francoli, Alexander Technique Instructor Last post, we discussed constructive rest from Alexander Technique.  My teacher pioneered something called “Freedom Directions.” “Freedom directions” is first applied to constructive rest to empower the body to release tension.  For example, we can tell ourselves during the lie-down messages, such as “My neck is free..my head is free to move forward and up…” Countering the Force of Habit… When we come self-aware of a habit we…

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Alexander Technique | Did God Warn Us About How Mental Tension Could Affect Our Physical Bodies?

Alexander Technique…What Is It? I have had some chronic pain in the last 1.5 years from typing and playing piano.  This past summer, I started taking the Alexander Technique, a method to reduce habitual mind and body tension developed by F. M. Alexander, a stage actor who invented it when doctors could not find a physical cure for his hoarseness.  His technique has been adapted and developed all over the world by musicians, surgeons, and…

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Receiving Gifts for Healthy Relationships: 5 Love Languages

At the beginning of relationships, like, words of affirmation and quality time, giving gifts comes more naturally. You want to immerse your significant other with tokens of your love. As time goes, on giving gifts starts to dwindle. They are not consciously withholding presents from their spouse, but they feel as though their love is known, therefore, gifts are not needed as much. However, for people who receiving gifts is their love language, and how…

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Service Opportunities Bond the Church Community to Become More Like Jesus

Following Jesus is not an additional life activity that we can leave in one place and then pick up later. It’s a commitment; a change of life and heart. Your goal should not only be to become more like Jesus as an individual, but to desire growth with the members of your church as a whole.  Jesus is Our Example Each member of Jesus’ body moves as the others move. When the church community bonds…

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  • Proverbs 17:9 February 20, 2020
    “Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.”
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