Subj: 36 Christian Ways to Reduce Stress >** GOD HAS A WAY OF TURNING THINGS AROUND FOR YOU** Rev. John Fullard
email from one of my students...
Date: 2/25/2003 9:49:15 AM Pacific Standard Time
>2. Go to bed on time.
>3. Get up on time so you can start the day unrushed.
>4. Say No, to projects that won't fit into your time schedule, or that
>will compromise your mental health.
>5. Delegate tasks to capable others.
>6. Simplify and unclutter your life.
>7. Less is more. (Although one is often not enough, two are often too
>8. Allow extra time to do things and to get to places.
>9. Pace yourself. Spread out big changes and difficult projects over
>time; don't lump the hard things all together.
>10. Take one day at a time.
>11. Separate worries from concerns. If a situation is a concern, find
>what God would have you to do and let go of the anxiety.
>If you can't do anything about a situation, forget it.
>12. Live within your budget; don't use credit cards for ordinary
>13. Have backups; an extra car key in your wallet, an extra house key
>buried in the garden, extra stamps, etc.,
>14. K.M.S. (Keep Mouth Shut.) This single piece of advice can prevent an
>enormous amount of trouble.
>15. Do something for the Kid in You everyday.
>16. Carry a Bible with you to read while waiting in line.
>17. Get enough exercise.
>18. Eat right.
>19. Get organized so everything has its place.
>20. Listen to a tape while driving that can help improve your quality of
>21. Write thoughts and inspirations down.
>22. Everyday, find time to be alone.
>23. Having problems? Talk to God on the spot. Try to nip small problems
>the bud. Don't wait until its time
>to go to bed to try and pray.
>24. Make friends with Godly people.
>25. Keep a folder of favorite scriptures on hand.
>26. Remember that the shortest bridge between despair and hope is often
>good "Thank you Jesus!"
>28. Laugh some more!
>29. Take your work seriously, but yourself not at all.
>30. Develop a forgiving attitude (most people are doing the best they
>31. Be kind to unkind people (they probably need it the most).
>32. Sit on your ego even when others try to tear you down
>33. Talk less; listen more.
>34. Slow down.
>35. Remind yourself that you are not the general manager of the
>36. Every night before bed, think of one thing you're grateful for that
>you've never been grateful for before.
>"If God is for us, who can be against us?" (Romans 8:31)
>A positive thought for your day / week
>The man whispered, "God, speak to me" And a meadowlark sang. But the
>man did not hear.
>So the man yelled "God, speak to me" And the thunder & lightning rolled
>across the sky. But the man did not listen.
>The man looked around and said, "God, let me see you." And a star shined
>brightly. But the man did not see.
>And, the man shouted, "God, show me a miracle" And a life was born.
>But the man did not notice.
>So, the man cried out in despair, "Touch me, God, and let me know you
>here" Whereupon, God reached down and touched the man. But the man
>the butterfly away and walked on.
>I found this to be a great reminder that God is always around us in the
>little and simple things that we take for granted. . even in our
>age . . . so I would like to add one more:
>The man cried "God, I need your help" . . . and an e-mail arrived
>reaching out with good news and encouragement.
>But the man deleted it and continued crying.....
>The good news is that you are loved. Don't miss out on a blessing
>it isn't packaged the way that you expect.
Thanks for sharing this email......
Subj: 36 Christian Ways to Reduce Stress
>** GOD HAS A WAY OF TURNING THINGS AROUND FOR YOU**
Rev. John Fullard
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