When the holiday spirit brings loneliness, remember the promise: You are never invisible to God. As we recount the story of Mary, Joseph and Jesus, we realize that, like them, God sees and provides. He’s promised to never leave us alone. We may feel invisible but we are seen by God.
If you are feeling lonely or isolated, it can be difficult to reach out and make meaningful connections. However, social connection is essential for reducing feelings of loneliness and isolation. Here are some key tips on how to start making connections that will help you feel more connected to the world around you.
Moving across country one week before the world shut down due to the pandemic was a challenge for me and my family. The loneliness and isolation that accompanied our move was unprecedented. The pandemic alone was enough to usher in a new degree of loneliness for millions of people, but add on top of that a move, and I was struggling. The last few years have presented a challenge. So, I thought it might be helpful to discuss strategies for fostering deep connections to reduce loneliness and isolation.
Have you ever felt the ache of loneliness? Longed for deeper connections and meaningful friendships? You’re not alone. Join us as we delve deep into the world of human connection and loneliness. In this thought-provoking podcast episode with Dr. Gregory Jantz, we uncover the power of building meaningful connections in combating the devastating effects of isolation and loneliness. Discover how to lay out a plan for a brighter future filled with hope and genuine relationships.
In my recent Dear Mom post, I shared how my son challenged me to write a letter to my now deceased mother, and to God, sharing the thoughts, sentiments, and feelings I would share if she were still here for Mother’s Day. Through the simple letter I wrote to my mom, I found healing and hope through the transformative power of God’s love.