Hope for the Hurting
A Recovering Perfectionist
I’m a recovering perfectionist. I have to say “recovering” because I’m not sure I can let go of that tendency in any way other than perfectly. Even as I try to disentangle myself from those inbred perfectionistic ways, I find myself wondering if I am doing it good enough? Am I good enough? Perfectionism is always rooted in something deeper. Read along to find out more.
3 Reasons Why Women Need to Talk About Father Wounds
Whether wounded because of a physically or emotionally absent dad, women carry a wound that demands attention. Kia Stephens knows this firsthand and spent decades addressing this issue in her own life. What she found can be summed up in 3 reasons why women need to talk about father wounds.
Down But Not Out
Have you ever felt beaten down? Has it ever seemed like everything was just against you? Me too. I’ve had those days where it just seemed that it was the world against me. What do you do in those situations? You may feel down, but you’re not out.
4 Ways to Pray for our Prodigal Children
Prayer is the greatest and most essential weapon we have to fight the spiritual battle for and with our prodigal child. Laine Lawson Craft shares four ways to initiate prayer together so we can join forces in the Spirit and pray for our prodigal children to return home.
Tell the Enemy: No Admittance
Just as we lock our doors and declare “No Admittance” to intruders, be vigilant about discerning where your thoughts come from. Take thoughts captive! Bar the door of minds and hearts against thoughts inconsistent with God’s truth.
3 Truths to Restore Your Hope in Life’s Hard Places
Have you ever been in a hard place where grief and despair wash over you in waves? Maybe you’ve experienced relationship heartaches, received a devastating medical diagnosis or suffered a disaster in your finances. Whatever that hard place is for you, know that you are not alone. Grace Fox found renewed hope in the midst of grief and despair. She shares how you can as well with three eternal truths that helped restore her hope during a season of life’s hard places.
How to Support a Friend in Crisis
One of the most helpless feelings is to watch someone we love go through a crisis. We pray for them (and/or worry about them) constantly but have no idea how to really come alongside them. Sometimes we say and do the wrong thing. Or we are so afraid to say or do the wrong thing that we just don’t say or do anything.
How to Rebuild Your Life After Losing a Loved One
Losing a loved one is one of the hardest things a person can go through. If you’ve recently lost someone close to you, you may be feeling a range of intense emotions. You may also be wondering how you’re going to rebuild your life. While there is no one “right” way to do this, there are some things you can do to begin the process. With time, patience, and support, you can start to rebuild your life after losing a loved one. With time, patience, and support, you can start to rebuild your life after losing a loved one.
Are You Strong Enough to Endure?
Do you ever wonder if you are strong enough to endure what you’re going through? Strong enough to make it through? Strong enough to pass the test? You don’t have to possess the strength, you just have to be a willing vessel that allows His strength to flow through. Head to the blog to learn how you can use God’s strength in the midst of your battles.
3 Steps to Heal From Spiritual Abuse
If you’ve been the victim of spiritual abuse, you get to choose how you move forward. Jill Monaco shares three steps to heal from spiritual abuse. When you partner with God, focusing on His goodness and presence, He can finish the good work He started in you to bring healing to completion.