Hope for the Hurting
Sometimes our emotions hold us captive or take us hostage, leaving us without words to pray. Linda Evans Shepherd has certainly had her share of life’s difficulties. Through her journey, she discovered the peace of God can transform pain. The prayer of trust is the secret to emotional peace and relief for shattered emotions.
When our mind and our heart are engulfed in anxiety, it can be hard to think clearly much less know what to pray. I’ve been there…times when I was so worried I could hardly pray anything other than a simple, “Jesus, help.” And help He will. But when we’re anxious, God wants us to give Him those things we are anxious about. Here are some prayers for when you feel anxious, worried, or afraid. Our prayer for you is that these prayers for anxiety, worry and fear will usher in God’s peace.
All of us struggle through trials, sufferings, and periods of change. God uses every struggle to stretch our faith. Today, Kim M. Clark shares from her latest devotional how growth stems from our pain. There is no progress without pain.
Can you hear Him? Does the roar and whir of the noise around you drown out His voice so you cannot hear when He calls or attempts to warn you of danger? Does it drown out the Voice of safety? His calls will do no good if you cannot or will not hear Him. How and where do you hear God best?
You may think leaving an abusive marriage is the end. It is the end for some things. It’s also the beginning of things like hope. Karen DeArmond Gardner, a domestic abuse survivor, is sharing hope today for those suffering in an abusive relationship. She helps us see that leaving isn’t the end of who we are.
The statistics are staggering. If you aren’t in an abusive relationship, you know several people who are, even if they haven’t shared about the abuse with you. Have you had enough? Do you know when to leave an abusive relationship? Karen DeArmond Gardner shares helpful information and resources for those in an abusive relationship.
Social media is not always reality. We don’t really know what is going on with a person based on what they post on social media. We’re only getting the cliffs notes version. How does social media skew our view?
How my life changed for the better when I started each day by surrendering it to God in prayer by asking Him to “teach me to do Your will, Lord.” At times, it seems like a bold prayer but His plan is always perfect.
These days, more than ever, we’re under pressure to pretend that life is easy and that we’ve got it all figured out. We may look good on the outside, but what about the inside? What if the answer is walking in wholeness? Kerrie Oles shares how we can surrender to God and see our life begin to change by walking in His wholeness daily.
How can families enjoy as much of the summer as possible while also giving the attention required to maintain the household? You can enjoy the demands of daily life and summer flexibility with a little bit of planning. These 4 tips will help you maintain a schedule in summer.
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How To Fight Fearful/Anxious Thoughts and Win!
Free Printable with 8 steps to help you win the fight over fearful/anxious thoughts. When life brings uncertainty, we bring perspectives to give you a hope-filled future.