I giggle at a conversation I remember hearing a few years back that went something
So and So asked me to pray that the devil (trials and temptations) will leave them alone.Then I
said, “You want me to pray for you to die?” And the response was “NO!” Then I said, “Well,
that’s the only way you will never be bothered with the devil (trials and temptations) again.”
Trials, temptations, pressures, stressors, tension (and on and on the list can go) are part of life
at varying levels. The more realistic request would be to have wisdom and understanding...
To have help to develop strategies to face and overcome the stressors of life.
In expat living, stressors come. Some people view expat living as one big vacation! Ha! It may be a life that we
have chosen, and at the same time, stressors come knocking at the door in various forms. And the great news with
this is…there is nothing new under the sun regarding stress and stressors. Whether living life as an expatriate in
another nation or living life in your own nation, we are all on equal ground with stressors and stress.
As we traveled almost 6,000 miles in our home country this summer some stress knocked at my door. Oh, this is
not the first time to experience this…just another opportunity. Since I know you experience this same visitor at your
door, I would like to share some tidbits that have helped me in life. (Click on Read More)