Faith means you trust in someone or something. For the context of what is found on Confidence & Chaos, the category FAITH refers to faith in God, particularly in regard to Christianity.

Want to boost your confidence? Are you learning to embrace the chaos in life? Growing closer to God can only help. Sometimes sharing or asking questions about our faith is intimidating. We don’t want to alienate non-believers so we censor ourselves. Instead, seek to share when you feel compelled; that’s God working within you.

The Shocking Truth About Making Meaningful Change


I recently had quite a shocking epiphany. It’s embarrassing, really. Why? My realization, now, seems so stinkin’ SIMPLE, but it took my over-complicated mind a ridiculous amount of circles around the obvious before finally settling on the conclusion. Are you ready for this? What if making meaningful change — to be happier, to have the life we want –only required LETTING GO...

5 Healthy Tips for Dealing with the Aftermath of Life’s Storms


All major storms have some kind of aftermath. Sometimes, it’s flooding or piles of rubble. Other times, it’s just a few broken branches in the street & water flowing through the gutters. But, I can’t think of a time I’ve ever seen a storm come & go without there being evidence of its severity once it’s gone. Can you? Dealing with the aftermath of life’s...

After My Grandma Died


Lately, I have been feeling… Conflicted — & STUCK. I don’t know how else to describe it. Since my grandma died last month, I’ve felt like I’ve been hit by a truck. I knew it was coming, but it was still a shock when it finally arrived. I cried so many tears leading up to her death I was shocked I had so many left afterward. But I did. There were so many, I could hardly...

How Do You Be Empathetic Toward Those Who Lack Empathy?


I am, generally, a believe-in-the-best-of-people kind of person, if you get what I mean. I am almost naive that way at times & I know it. But, I have learned I am one of those people who can usually put myself in someone else’s shoes. Imagine how they might feel in a particular instance… See their motivation behind their actions, good or bad. I have a good dose of empathy —...

4 Ways to Stop Feeling Isolated in Your Own Life


Have you ever caught yourself going through the motions of life, just to take a seemingly rare pause & realize you feel all alone? There are people all around you, but you feel disconnected. You don’t fit in. There’s so much to do & so little time to do it in — & it feels like there’s no one to help. It’s just YOU. Somehow, you’re isolated in your...

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Bible Verse of the Day

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.