Hope for the Hurting
Have the words of another ever wounded you and made you feel unloved and unwanted? Or, rejected and alone? Where do you go from there? The truth is there is someone to turn to when you’re feeling unloved. There is someone who has promised to always love you despite your flaws. Read more for what to do when you feel unloved and what to say to someone who feels unloved.
When you’re rebuilding trust in a relationship, words simply do not matter. Only actions will make a difference. Consistent changed behavior over time rebuilds trust. Jill Savage shares part of the process she and her husband, Mark, used to rebuild the trust in their marriage.
God does not call us to a life of perfection. Even Biblical greats weren’t perfect. He does desire us to have a willing heart. It’s about progress not perfection. When you notice yourself focusing on negativity and wanting to give up because you’ve fallen short of the goal, use these 4 tips to course correct.
The biggest source of fear and anxiety may not be our situation, but how we think about it. The enemy’s lies can be subtle. But, when we adopt them as facts, they can become strongholds—faulty mindsets and unproductive thought processes that occur when we allow the whispers of the enemy to speak louder than the voice of God. Jen Roland shares how we can rewrite our internal narrative and change our mindset when we can’t change our situation.
The lies we believe can have a profound impact on how we feel about ourselves. The enemy uses what makes us feel different and insecure to feed us a bunch of lies about our worth, our value and our identity. But, an encounter with Jesus can change all that and help you understand the truth. God’s grace and mercy can bring us to a right view of ourselves.
Words are powerful! Spoken, written or the words we tell ourselves impact our lives and provide fuel for our goals and dreams. Every new year it seems we are prompted to take an assessment of our lives, and the goals we have for our future. I recently chatted with Annette Trucke on an episode of Your Hope-Filled Perspective podcast to talk about the freedom to pursue our God-given dreams. Do you have a dream in your heart that maybe you’ve been hesitant to pursue? Read on. I’ve asked Annette to share more with us here about the power of our words and how they impact our goals and dreams.
Are you feeling depressed? Alone? Like nobody cares or understands? You’re not alone. I have a confession to make…I have wrestled with the torrent of depression. In my darkest days, I felt alone, helpless, and hopeless. Fortunately, now, I am on the other side. But, when I look back on the dark night of my soul, there are things that I wish people had said to me back then to offer me hope.
Every well-meaning parent longs for their children to be healthy and eat healthily, but sometimes that seems easier said than done. In this article, my friend, Susan Neal, shares 8 tips you can use to entice kids to eat healthy foods. Hint: you’ve got to make it fun!
Are you in the midst of trials and tribulations? How do you make it through? Why do you make it through? When I was in the midst of the hardest times of my life, I discovered the how and the why of trusting God. The difficulties led me on a path of discovery.
There often seems to be so few things we can actually control in this life, but the food we eat is within our control. If you’re at all like me, you may find the food pyramid and different nutrition fads confusing. Is the paleo diet best? The Mediterranean diet? The keto diet? Because of that, I’ve asked my friend, Susan Neal, to share from her professional and personal experience with us today to help us better understand some dangers and problems with today’s foods you may want to know about.