Living Inspiration

//Living Inspiration

Be inspired by real-life stories and poems about transformational living that touch your heart and spread healing to your body, mind and spirit. If you are interested in sharing your story or poem on your transformational experience, write to the editor of Transformational Living magazine.

In the Silence I Found Him

Be still and know that I am God (Psalm 46:10). From the time I was young I enjoyed quiet time alone...to write, think, pray, dream, read, etc. I valued time to myself but lacked the understanding of true solitude. However, in 2001 I would be introduced to the wonders of silence and in that space [...]

Finding Joy in the Midst of my Great Depression

"This joy that I have, the world didn’t give it to me. The world didn’t give it, and the world can’t take it away!" ~ Shirley Ceasar After two major surgeries in three months, I was laid off from my job the same day my physician released me from his care. Still reeling from the [...]

By | April 23rd, 2011|Joy and Depression, Living Inspiration|0 Comments

Keep Moving

Everyone knows that eating and sleeping are normal activities to do, but what happens when they become your enemies? My life had become a habit of eating and sleeping. They had me fooled and they were in control. The eating took over my body and mind which caused me to sleep and feel sluggish, or should I call [...]

Entering God’s Rest: A Journey through Cancer

Taste and see that the Lord is good. Oh, the joys of those who trust in Him! (Psalm 33:8 NLT) The above verse aptly described my journey during my battle with cancer. Indeed God has allowed me to taste and see His goodness despite the pain I have had to endure through the process. ~Ching Co Cancer is [...]

By | October 2nd, 2010|Living Inspiration, Rest in Him|1 Comment

Entering into the Grace of Silence

I'm a talker by nature. As a child, my father would say, "This is my daughter, Beth.  She has a speech impediment---she has to breathe." I grew up in the Quaker tradition, so I was used to worship including extended periods of silence. It was not a natural fit, or so I thought. Later,  I [...]

By | June 14th, 2010|Living Inspiration, Meditation|0 Comments

Deserting Desserts

humSometimes adolescents can be so delightful and their perspective quite refreshing, but at other times, they can be painfully and brutally honest. For months, I had noticed my curvaceous body beginning to round out a little. Though this caused me a little anxiety, I procrastinated about doing anything to reverse the impending doom which loomed [...]

By | April 22nd, 2010|Laughter, Living Inspiration|0 Comments