Hope for the Hurting
Boldly courageous…that was the phrase God gave me one year. It sounded exciting at the time…like a warrior princess. Adventurous and brave. Little did I know what it would entail. Or, what I would learn.
If you were asked to tell of a time you acted courageously, what would you say? How would you respond to an invitation to talk about courage? In this post, Tracey Mitchell shares a challenge to women to bump the bar of bravery up a notch or two.
During the difficult trials, my trust muscle often seems weak. Sometimes, we make situations more complicated than they really are. One morning, I gained clarity on how to simplify trusting God. It’s really not complicated to trust God more.
Popular Christianity proclaims that God wants us to be happy, He guarantees He’ll keep us from all harm, and when we call upon Him, He’ll deliver us. Then, we face hardships and wonder, If God loves me so much, why is this happening to me? In this guest post, Patricia Durgin, shares how she trusted God in the midst of devastating times.
I’m not a mountain climber, and I don’t play one on TV, but as I looked around me, mountains surrounded me. Have you ever been in the valley, looking up at the enormity of the mountain, yet feeling ill-equipped for the trek? When a mountain obscures our path, trusting God is the first step toward throwing that mountain into the sea.
Is it really important for a writer to understand personality types? After all, isn’t writing a solitary vocation? If you don’t see many other people during your working day, do you need to worry about the personalities of others? Our guest today, Linda Gilden, discovered several years ago that understanding the personalities made her writing much stronger.
Guilt. Agony. Shame. Embarrassment. Those are just a few of the feelings we can carry in our hearts from mistakes we’ve made in life. That’s not how God wants us to feel. Have you ever made a mistake and wondered, “How do I forgive myself?”
Hope. We humans desperately crave it. What kind of hope is your faith based on? Our guest today, Stephanie Rousselle is French and shares about two distinct words that are both translated “hope” in English. And one of them will take you straight to the Throne Room in awe and wonder.
Have you ever felt like Jesus was calling you out to a place that required you to trust in Him wholeheartedly? A place where you had to readjust your focus so you could keep your eyes on Him? God often calls us to walk into the unknown.
Parenting a special needs child can be hard. But, God is always at work in all the details behind the scenes. Looking back over the hard times, we can see God’s faithfulness. Read more for how a special needs mom found hope in God’s promises.
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