Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation

Nourishing Your Emotional Life

How do you develop a healthy, godly emotional life? How do you help someone else grow in this way? Many counseling approaches are suspicious of emotions and teach stoic self-control. Other counseling approaches glorify emotions and teach free expression of feelings. Christian faith has been used to justify both extremes, but Groves pursues the full range of godly emotions. His article speaks of six spiritual practices that gradually remake our emotional life in God’s image. Some of these may surprise you!