Major life change, especially when considering a long-term program like ours, is going to be overwhelming and scary. However, if we can help new residents focus on the small choices and on their day-to-day instead of their “months down the road,” life does not seem so scary or overwhelming.
Be Real I was driving to Wednesday night bible study, which is new for me. As I’m driving, I am thinking back to church and remember something said that day, “Be Real.” That makes me think about Rejuvenating Women’s Thursday night Bible study and what we’re studying, which is forgiveness, so “Be real” keeps popping […]
Forgiving Myself By Michelle Myers Yesterday morning, I was sitting in the orthodontist’s office waiting for my daughter to have her braces adjusted. When she is done, they normally just bring her out, tell me everything is good, and we go on our way. I usually use this waiting time to do my daily Bible […]
“One of the Hardest Things” ~ by Tammy Hudson Forgiveness is probably one of the hardest things we will ever have to do. The thought of forgiving someone who has truly hurt us seems almost unbearable. Yet, the burden of carrying around the bitterness and resentments will harm us more throughout our lives. We stay […]
You Are Not Your Past Your Past Doesn’t Define Your Future. Our past can be so painful, that when we hear that song….you know, that one song, or when we see someone who caused us pain, it can “triggers” us into that dark place again. The pain is deep and it’s real. It’s as real […]
He was despised and rejected– a man of sorrows, acquainted with deepest grief. We turned our backs on him and looked the other way. He was despised, and we did not care. Isaiah 53: 3 With a sharp intake of breath, the air rushes into my pink lungs. It has the consistency of cotton, and […]
Jealousy, a competitive spirit and envy are cunning and it can rip up relationships and create deeper rooted anger. It is easy for us to get wrapped up in what others are doing, so we need to stay grounded in Christ! Seeking Him and being obedient will be all that one needs when the darts […]
One thing that I have learned over this past year is how to let go and it is not because of the hype over the animated movie, “Frozen”. Letting Go is letting God. When you are disappointed in any way, it is important to let the disappointment go, not look behind you and to move […]