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Florence MacKenzie

Florence MacKenzie

Florence MacKenzie is a regular columnist for Just Between Us magazine. She has an honours degree in psychology and a diploma in preaching.  Along with her husband, James, she is the co-founder of the online ministry Equipped for Living. She is an experienced preacher and conference speaker and lives in the north of England.


Why did Jesus focus our attention on loving our neighbor, loving each other, and loving our enemies? What might God do in the lives of those we decide to love? Read more

Relationships

Worry can cause us to momentarily lose sight of the big picture. It distorts our view of life and sometimes of God Himself. So what is the antidote to worry? Read more

Worry

It's easy to have an attitude of gratitude when circumstances are going well, but thankfulness doesn't have to be limited to just the good times. Read more

Life

It is possible to forgive and not forget! Confusing forgiving with forgetting results in unsafe relationships, false expectations, and reluctance to forgive. Read more

Forgiveness

Do you struggle with perfectionism - trying too hard to get it right all the time? You cannot be everything to everyone – and that’s okay! Read more

Emotional Health 1 Comments

Do you ever doubt your self-worth? Are you allowing what other people think of you, or even your own view of yourself, to eclipse God’s perspective of you? Read more

Self-Esteem

Our thoughts matter. It's all in the mind, and when our thinking is out of order, it doesn't take long before our emotions follow suit. Read more

Emotional Health

How many of us take on false guilt over circumstances completely outside our control? Remember, it's not always your fault. Read more

Emotional Health

Many of us are no strangers to doubt in some form or another. Problems can arise, however, when, our doubts get out of control, and we find ourselves in a faith crisis. Read more

Emotional Health

Regret can range from mild disappointment to prolonged feelings of guilt. Regret can be a heavy burden so we need to make peace with what holds us back. Read more

Emotional Health

Many things are outside of our control, but keeping our anger in check is not one of them. Read more

Emotional Health

There are general principles we can put into practice when facing depression. Even in the midst of darkness there is HOPE! Read more

Mental Health

Letting go of guilt and learning to break free from false guilt. Read more

Emotional Health

When you feel discouraged and life overwhelms you, how do you defeat discouragement, deal with disappointment and find victory in your day? Read more

Emotional Health

Our responsibility is not to forgive ourselves for the wrong things we have done but, instead, to receive God’s forgiveness. God’s forgiveness is complete and all-sufficient. Read more

Spiritual Health

Joy is an internal sense of well-being and an external demonstration of gladness that is largely independent of circumstances, but is profoundly dependent on God’s Spirit. Read more

Emotional Health

Once bitterness takes root in our lives it can be very difficult to remove. Yet, when we hold on to bitter feelings, the only one we’re hurting is ourselves. Read more

Emotional Health

Is it possible that worry is choking your faith? You might have a problem with worry because you have a problem with your faith. Read more

Spiritual Health

Refusing to forgive has serious consequences keeping us from the freedom that forgiveness brings. Read more

Spiritual Health