Hope for the Hurting

Lean In During the Hard Times

Lean In During the Hard Times

What do you do when you experience trial after trial, and it seems like the odds are against you? Or, you feel overwhelmed, abandoned, rejected and lonely? We learn from scripture what one woman did when it seemed her situation was unsolvable in her own strength. Read more for the hope to lean in during the hard times.

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7 Crucial Steps to Spiritual Warfare

7 Crucial Steps to Spiritual Warfare

There is a real battle for your soul and mine. The thief aims to kill and destroy us, yet God has the plan to give us life to the fullest. If you want to live the life God has planned for you, you must learn to stand against the tactics Satan uses. What’s needed is a battle plan, just as the military strategizes before the battle. Read more for 7 crucial steps to spiritual warfare.

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How Do You Know Your Calling and Purpose?

How Do You Know Your Calling and Purpose?

How do you know your calling and purpose? For some, they follow God no matter the cost to their security or stability. Others take fresh steps into the unknown of their calling and purpose. Ronne Rock shares stories of women who are changing the world along with the secret she discovered in knowing God’s calling and purpose for our lives.

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Created To Fit: Truly Fit – Part 2

Created To Fit: Truly Fit – Part 2

In different situations in our lives, we may feel as if we don’t fit in, but the truth is that God created us to fit perfectly and not fit in at the same time. He created us to stand out, just as Jesus did, as light and salt of the earth. The other side of the equation, however, reveals the paradox. God created each of us to truly fit in the only place that really matters.

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God Finds Us Even in the Midst of Alcoholism

God Finds Us Even in the Midst of Alcoholism

Sometimes our lives are so filled with pain that we must find ways to cope because all we have done just hasn’t worked to stop the pain. Unfortunately, the ways we cope can cause even more pain, uncertainty and struggle. Tonie Camacho experienced some devastating situations while young; the loss of a parent, a mother who was mentally ill, and being sexually abused and raped. Alcohol became her way to cope. But, God can find us even in the midst of alcoholism.

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The Obsession with Sameness: 5 Tips for Coping With Change

The Obsession with Sameness: 5 Tips for Coping With Change

Have you ever been in a place where you knew change was coming but you were afraid to acknowledge it? With change comes a level of risk, times of uncertainty and unknowns. How do you cope with change when you know God is leading you? Read more for 5 tips for coping with change with 19 scriptural promises from God to guide you.

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7 Ways to Help Care for Special Needs Families

7 Ways to Help Care for Special Needs Families

Special needs families could use a helping hand from a friend, church parishioner, or even a stranger who can give a tiny boost of hope when they need it most. Special needs families may battle anxiety, loneliness, stress and exhaustion. Jess Ronne of The Lucas Project shares 7 tangible ways you may consider lifting their burden just a bit to provide a tiny boost of hope.

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