Don’t Listen

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

Years ago, the saying went, “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Of course we realize now that words are some of the most powerful weapons of all. They can inflict wounds that scar a person for life.

Sometimes the deepest wounds are caused – not by a vitriolic tirade – but a thoughtless remark.…

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Count Your Blessings

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

I remember a really dark time in my life when I was in so much pain – physically, emotionally, spiritually – that I didn’t want to be alive. I wasn’t going to kill myself, but I wished God would take my life. A friend tried to help me see that things weren’t as dark as they seemed.…

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We’re No Camels

 

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

Did you know a camel can drink 30 gallons of water in ten minutes – 50 gallons in a couple of hours. That camel can then go for as long as ten months without drinking again. Too bad it doesn’t work that way for us!  A person who goes three days without water will die.…

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A Lot Like Us

 

 

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

When the newness of our relationship with Christ fades, we’re often disappointed to discover that it’s not all hearts and flowers – blessings and answers to prayer. Relationships (even Divine ones) take work. There’s discipline involved…sacrifice and sometimes even suffering. If we don’t put in the effort to keep the love alive, our hearts will grow cold.…

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