Hope for the Hurting
What if your best life is still waiting for you to embrace it? The Bible gives us clear direction on how to let go of regret and experience resurrection life. God wants to turn your “if only” regrets into “what if” possibilities. In today’s post, Heidi McLaughlin shares how we can embrace all that Jesus wants to give us so we can live freely, lightly and with joy.
Have you ever faced circumstances that caused you to really search out the scriptures for answers? That’s what happened to me as I prayed for and grieved with a friend who had lost her husband. As a new widow, she wondered how she would make it on her own. As we prayed, I remembered the days my own mother lived as a widow and the years I spent learning to trust God for provision.
Carol Chisolm, who suffers from hair loss due to alopecia, shares how one act of obedience set her free from bondage and made a big difference in the lives of others. That simple act of obedience brought renewed life in surprising ways. Has God ever asked you to do something that seemed like it went against reason? Carol shares about her journey to freedom in today’s post.
Have you ever longed for peace? I have. I just didn’t know that peace was a benefit of trusting God. For many years, I was hard-pressed to tell you what peace was or how to obtain it. All that changed when I took a liking to the book of Isaiah and discovered the pathway to peace.
Parents of a prodigal child often suffer much pain and heartache through their experience and long for hope. My friend, Judy Slegh, learned how to treat her prodigal child so that she could rediscover the jewel in him. Her efforts were successful. She shares the life-changing process the Holy Spirit led her through in today’s post.
We teach our children not to trust strangers, when really what we are teaching is to assess someone’s character. How do we as adults determine if someone is trustworthy? How do you decide if you can trust God? You must examine His character. These 16 Bible Verses provide God’s character is trustworthy.
We all have those times when the stresses of this world seem overwhelming and we begin to wonder which side is up. When hard times come, we can overcome hopelessness by fixing our eyes on God’s promises rather than on personal circumstances. How do you do that? Sheryl Turner shares about a “truth tool” she uses to overcome hopelessness with hope.
When someone hurts you, you don’t always feel like forgiving them. Yet so much of what we struggle with comes from carrying around bitterness, resentment and unforgiveness in our hearts. Unforgiveness is like drinking a poison and expecting it to kill the other person. It doesn’t quite work that way! How do you forgive when you don’t feel like it?
When you’ve been hurt, even traumatized, by a family member, how do you get past it and heal? How do you heal a dysfunctional relationship? Phylis Mantelli shares how to begin the journey toward healing, happiness and peace.
Are you tired? Weary? Wondering if you can do this mothering thing? Wondering why God chose you for motherhood, the hardest job (and most wonderful job at the same time)? On the days when you need encouragement, remember these 6 promises from God to guide you on the parenting journey.
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