Who is your best friend? The answer may surprise you! Discover the secret to identifying your true best friend. Learn to cultivate genuine friendships that uplift and inspire as you explore the beauty of vulnerability, forgiveness, and unconditional love.
Join me with Jessica Van Roekel for a deep dive into the often unspoken topic of broken friendships, even within Christian circles. We explore the reasons behind these fractures, such as lack of communication, pride, and misunderstandings, and discuss the importance of conflict resolution for growth. While some friendships may not be reconciled, we offer practical advice on repairing relationships through humility, self-reflection, and grace. Join us as we navigate the complexities of friendship dynamics and the healing process after a friendship ends.
Discover practical steps to overcome the pain of betrayal by a friend. Seek healing, forgiveness, and restoration through God’s love and grace. You are not alone in this journey. Read more for how to survive a friend’s betrayal.
Depression can be perpetuated by focusing on ourselves and our own pain, but when we focus instead on others and their needs, our own pain is lessened. It makes us feel good and gives us a fresh perspective of the verse in Nehemiah 8:10 that says, “the joy of the Lord is my strength.” Read more for how to shift your focus when you’re feeling down or in despair.
God created us for fellowship, first with Him and then with others. Friendship is a gift from God, and toward the end of His ministry, Jesus even referred to His disciples as His friends. I’ve been blessed by several dear friendships over my life, but I’ve also experienced the dismay from toxic relationships. What a difference a grace-filled friend can make in our life. Are your friends grace-based or toxic? Read more as Mary DeMuth shares about 10 traits of grace-based friends and how you can use these traits to analyze the kindness level of your current friendships.