Hope for the Hurting

How to Uncover the Beauty and Redemptive Purpose in Your Scars

How to Uncover the Beauty and Redemptive Purpose in Your Scars

The painful trials you have endured can lead to beautiful, redemptive, sacred scars if you entrust your healing to our good and faithful God. Explore practical steps to uncovering the beauty and redemptive purpose in your scars. Discover how to embrace healing and find meaning in your journey through faith. Learn how God can transform your pain into a powerful testimony of grace and resilience.

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Finding Purpose in Suffering: How God Uses Sacred Scars for Hope and Healing

Finding Purpose in Suffering: How God Uses Sacred Scars for Hope and Healing

Gina Kelly and I forged our friendship when I had been in an automobile accident, was injured, and she reached out to me because she knew what that experience was like. That is just one of many examples of how God has used Gina’s sacred scars to serve a redemptive purpose. I asked Gina to share her story of how she found purpose in her suffering and how God has used her sacred scars to bring hope and healing.

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Beauty from Ashes: When God Turns Pain into Purpose

Beauty from Ashes: When God Turns Pain into Purpose

Learn how God can turn your pain into purpose. Alycia Morales shares her Sacred Scars Story of how her family found beauty in the ashes through ministry and new friendships after the loss of her son in an accident. Out of her pain, wounds, and now sacred scars, Alycia shares here how God has brought beauty for ashes and turned pain into purpose.

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Two Essential Tips for Navigating Life’s Trials

Two Essential Tips for Navigating Life’s Trials

Feeling overwhelmed by life’s challenges? As we navigate life’s trials, there’s a timeless wisdom that offers strength and hope: ‘Wait on the Lord.’ This principle, rooted in trust and faith, invites us to find courage even in uncertainty. Embracing this perspective can renew our strength, lend us hope, and guide us through life’s challenges with steadfast faith. Read more to discover the benefits of waiting on God.

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Why I Wrote Sacred Scars: God Won’t Waste Your Past

Why I Wrote Sacred Scars: God Won’t Waste Your Past

Feeling overwhelmed by past traumas and hardships? In today’s post, I share why I wrote Sacred Scars. In a world where suffering is inevitable, our response remains a choice. Nothing from your past—no pain or wound—is beyond redemption by the God of the universe. Learn how surrendering your pain to God can transform wounds into beautiful, sacred scars and how God promises to never waste your past.

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Your Pain is Never Wasted: Find Strength in Struggle

Your Pain is Never Wasted: Find Strength in Struggle

Have you ever wondered how your toughest moments could hold deeper meaning? Your pain is never wasted. While it may be difficult to see how God can transform painful experiences into something positive, reflecting on my own life has shown me seven significant ways God has used my pain for good, instilling hope and fostering transformation.

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7 Signs Your Husband Might Be Addicted to Pornography

7 Signs Your Husband Might Be Addicted to Pornography

Long before the Covid pandemic, another silent threat was creeping into homes. Millions of marriages are affected when pornography steals the eyes and hearts of loving husbands. If you’ve noticed your husband staying up late or being emotionally distant, it might be more than just stress. Learn the 7 signs that could indicate your husband is addicted to pornography and how you can address this issue together.

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Dr. Michelle Bengtson

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