Vulnerability was God’s idea. Think of yourselves the way Christ Jesus thought of himself. He had equal status with God but didn’t think so much of himself that he had to cling to the advantages of that status no matter what. Not at all. When the time came, he set aside the privileges of deity … More Not Guilty
A race begins with a single step, and so does recovery. The only way to run with perseverance is to hang on to God’s hand and let him take the lead. … More One Step. That’s It.
What’s the hardest part of overcoming our problems? Admitting we have them! I know we can stop, right in the middle of whatever chaos surrounds us, and say, “Enough.” I know we can, because one night 20 years ago, I stopped right in the middle of the mess I was in, looked around, and … More Facing Reality, Admitting we Need Help.
Ha! This is an old saying from the Army that I still love. We used this to talk ourselves into doing something we really didn’t want to do, but that we knew we had to get through to move on. It came to mind as I was reading about surrendering the things we’re afraid of … More Where Happiness Hides
The path ahead following a crisis in our life like death, divorce, illness, job loss…you name it, it’s hard. It’s lonely. It’s full of unknowns, full of unanswered questions. How will I make it? … More Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety
“He took away my guilt and reminded me that my life, my future, my journey belongs to Him” … More Letting Go
“When it feels like God has abandoned us or left us to figure everything out by ourselves, Today’s Promise reminds us that God is always there for us. ” … More Finding our Way
“Somewhere between my unanswered prayers and the realization that I could not worship myself into happiness, my faith died. ” – excerpt from Monica’s Story … More Calming the Fears
“When we are healing from a loss or going through a life crisis, all kinds of emotions come in to play. Remember that those emotions are just that…feelings. They can’t lead us anywhere or do us any harm. ” … More Taming Negative Thoughts
“So, here I am, post rock bottom, thanking God for the rain and for never letting go of my hand.” … More Anxious about Things?