Experience has a way of teaching us some of life’s most valuable lessons, while pain and heartache add the exclamation point for emphasis. The year I received that first cancer diagnosis held some highlights for me as well as several low points. In this post, I’m reflecting on ten hard-fought lessons I learned after being diagnosed with cancer.
One of the ways to heal from sexual abuse, trauma and other painful experiences is to address soul wounds. Kristin Clouse shares what they are, 30 common signs of a wounded soul, and what steps can be made toward healing.
I was completely stunned the day I was diagnosed with cancer. As I listened to the words of the doctor, I knew I had a choice to make: I could cave to worry, fear, and anxiety, or I could fight back with the truth of God’s word. I wrote down 18 Scriptures and truth declarations that I could stand on during the hard times.
God made our minds powerful. How do you set your mind completely on the power of belief? Jami Amerine shares the role that belief played as she trained herself to have a grace filled mind.
When you’re waiting for God to answer, where do you keep your focus? How do you wait patiently for Him to answer? How do you trust Him in the process? The waiting game is never easy whether you’re waiting for an answer to come or for pain to end or a door to open.
Have you ever said, “Something’s missing . . . and I’m not sure what? I’m searching for Jesus and desperate to find Him somehow amid all the noise. I feel so alone. Who can I talk to?” All of us need someone to come alongside us to support us as well as have the hard conversations, rather than sugarcoating reality. That’s the role of a mentor. When you begin your mentoring relationship, that helps you become the godly individual you were created to be, you will never be alone again.