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.
Holidays are not always smiles and Hallmark cards. Are you one of the countless women whose heart is aching this Mother’s Day? God wants to bring comfort and healing to the brokenhearted.
We cannot give what we do not have. Even though I had accepted Christ as my savior as a child, I had never fully accepted the Father’s love for me. Until I did, I was not free to love myself or anyone else. When love breaks through and we accept the Father’s love, we’re free to love ourselves as He intended. Do you know the Father’s love for you?
As the tears flow and you feel alone, remember God loves you and nothing will ever change that fact! The enemy may whisper lies to you, but you can proclaim God’s truth to overcome the lies of the enemy! There is hope! Read more for 5 scriptures to remind you of God’s great love for you. Print them out, memorize them, and proclaim God’s truth over your life. The enemy won’t be convinced until you are convinced!
We all know people like that, don’t we? People in our lives who just seem a bit “prickly” and hard to love because of their attitude, words, or actions. So, as we consider those around us, we must ask the question: how do we love someone who is hard to love? Read more for 12 ways to love someone who is hard to love.