Overcome chronic anxiety through resting in God.
Simple, repeatable tools. Ancient contemplative practices. Modern brain science.
Practice resting in the heart of God on the good days so you can make your way home to the Prince of Peace in the middle of your hurricanes.
The Lavishness of your Shepherd's Care
This is your invitation to draw near.
In the Presence Project, we're focusing on the character of God through the scriptures and music of Handel's Messiah this Advent. In the end of a hard year, I'm regaining my equilibrium through worship. Join me?
Music from the MIT concert choir found here:
How to Intentionally Rest in God this Advent
Join the 16 day Advent Journey with Handel's Messiah at summerjoygross.com
Maybe you're like me and you feel the darkness pressing in. This Advent I want to spend all of my time gazing on the light of Christ. Captivated. Worshipping.
Handel's Messiah along with these quiet devotionals are just what we need after 2020 to bring our gaze back to our Prince of Peace.
Gratitude: From Duty to Delight
And here’s my embarrassing truth: Gratitude has always felt a little like a box to check off, more duty than delight. For years, I’ve checked off the box faithfully knowing it was vital for mental, spiritual, and emotional health, but honestly, it felt a bit like taking vitamins.
But interactive gratitude, the first stage in Immanuel Journaling, has surprised me with its power.
Immanuel Journaling: receiving the comfort of God
Sungshim Loppnow and the gift of Immanuel Journaling.
Through the structure of Immanuel Journaling, God metabolized emotion with us so it didn’t have time to metastasize into trauma.
Your Emotion and God's Limitless Compassion
Our emotions are just messengers that there’s something underneath that’s trying to get our attention. They are an invitation to listen to the tender places of our heart. And God loves listening with us.
When Jesus Walks through Doors: A Prayer Practice
See how your fear shifts when Jesus walks through your closed doors. A Pentecost gift for you.
I don’t have eloquent words. This podcast has been such a blessing. Thank you!
Uncluttered and Life-giving
SO grateful for this podcast!!!
This podcast is one of my very favorites. It helps me connect with God like few other podcasts I know. For someone who has known spiritual abuse, this podcast is a healing balm that brings comfort and peace. It’s the perfect podcast to listen to in the middle of the night when I can’t sleep due to stress and anxiety. THANK YOU SUMMER for creating this beautiful, powerful, healing resource! I’m so grateful.