Do you ever feel like you’re in the middle of the ocean, waiting for someone to throw you a life preserver? Have you been praying the same prayer and wondered why God hasn’t answered, or delivered you from your trial? I’ve been there many times. I’ve grown weary while waiting on God to answer. Through it all, I’ve learned valuable lessons about trusting God during the process.
Everyone gets the blues sometimes. But what do you do when the blues don’t go away? Is it the blues or something else? It can be hard to tell, but there are some signs and symptoms that give us clues. There is hope and you are not alone.
We are all facing problems today between relationship difficulties, financial hardship, legal problems, job loss, health problems, and deaths of loved ones and friends. But, God is greater than our problems. We can strive in our own might or surrender to Him. We can choose the stress of trying to do it all or surrender it all to God. Read more for how God shows how He is greater than our problems with examples in the Bible.
How do you comfort a friend who has lost a child? When a friend is grieving, what are encouraging words you can say? What are actions you can do to bring comfort to a friend in their time of loss.
How do you empathize, support and give Godly advice to people who are chronically ill without taking responsibility for their burden? Dr. B shares tips on how to avoid compassion fatigue when your compassion for others crosses over into bearing a burden that is not yours to carry.