It may be hoping a spouse will change and recommit to a marraige, and they don’t. It may be a job that we truly want and don’t get. Even though some things very dear to our hearts are denied, let’s not lose hope. … More “But why, God?”
Whether you’ve lost a close loved one, a relationship, or the life you wanted, those losses have to be grieved, and one of the side effects is anger. So, we have to find a way to express our anger that helps us heal, but doesn’t cause others the need to. … More Anger…and what to do about it.
Whatever it is that we are trying to control, let it go. Give it to God and ask for Him to handle it, to work it out, and remember that He’s got your back. We do have control over our responses in this moment. … More Staying the Course
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.
“He took away my guilt and reminded me that my life, my future, my journey belongs to Him” … More Letting Go
“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?
“Jesus sees beyond our regrets and restores us with His grace.” … More From Regrets to Restoration