Hope for the Hurting
Grace. Such a simple word, but so complex. It took personal trainer Amy Connell years to learn to give herself grace in her health journey. For so long, she was bound by rules and expectations she was never meant to live. In His mercy, God gently pulled her out and taught her to take care of her body so she can do what He is calling her to do. Today, she shares with all how to give ourselves GRACE in our health.
At times, we may become discouraged in our prayer life when we feel like God has not answered our prayers. When we pray, we want God to answer our prayers – the way we want them answered and when! God always answers our prayers. But, what if He doesn’t answer the way we hoped or when? How do we overcome discouragement in prayer and restore our faith?
Have you ever thought about the impact grumbling, complaining, and negativity have on your family? Focus, perspective and gratitude play a part. Tricia Goyer shares how she shifted her perspective and made every day a thanksgiving day.
God created us to be in relationship with Him, and our relationship grows most with Him when we are in prayerful conversation with Him. I have had those times in my prayer life when I’ve been at a loss for words either because of great pain or I am just in awe of the goodness of the Lord. These 10 things to pray when you aren’t sure what to pray will provide a starting point.
To tell a girl she is beautiful or worthy isn’t enough. She’s got to believe it deep down in her bones. The identity of a girl with self-image issues is based on a lie. But we can break the grip of those lies. Read more for one thing a girl with self-image issues must do to find help, hope, and healing.
Every day, our minds are bombarded with tens of thousands of thoughts. Do those thoughts agree with what God says in the Bible? Or are they lies from the enemy? God commands us to take our thoughts captive and He gave us the Bible as our best weapon to defeat the enemy. These eleven scriptures that fight the enemy’s lies will help you win in your thought life as you take your thoughts captive.
In perilous times, it is comforting to know that God is present and active. But, sometimes our perspective needs to change. Even though it may seem unsettling, God will use our circumstances to change our perspective. Read more for an encounter Ezekiel had with God that changed his perspective, his life and defined his work.
When I was in a place of turmoil and had more questions than answers, I learned that God was with me. He cared for my every need. Read more here for how God will meet you in your time of need and restore your peace.
Without God, we become distracted and filled with anxiety. But God will fill us with satisfaction if we’re willing to take a step and ask him. Read more here about changing your life from one filled with anxiety to one filled with satisfaction.
Why doesn’t God protect us from pain? It’s a question many ask in the midst of painful circumstances. We may never know the answer to that question but we know that God is faithful and will see us through the difficulties so we don’t have to face pain alone. Read more for 10 Bible Verses that help us maintain hope in the midst of pain.
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