“Does God really hear me? Is he listening?” We can find answers to questions like this by reading the four Gospels. The Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) are the first four books in the New Testament section of the Bible. The Gospels tell the story of when Jesus was walking on earth, fully God... Continue Reading →
Our Intimate Savior
Jesus takes it all in - our every detail. Our feelings, our grief, our sorrow, our everything.
Real Forgiveness Has No Strings Attached
It's easy to have unrealistic expectations attached to forgiveness.
Book Review: Hiding from Love (by Townsend)
Dr. John Townsend's book Hiding from Love, How to Change the Withdrawal Patterns that Isolate and Imprison You, is a must-read for people who struggle to connect with others because of the hurts they've experienced in the past. If you want to shed the loneliness of isolation, this book strives to help you understand yourself,... Continue Reading →
Forgiveness is Not Romantic
I think sometimes we expect the person who has wronged us to come and say it. We wait and we wait, and sometimes that day never comes.
My Favorite Neighbor, Jim
I'm grieving the loss of my Favorite Neighbor, Jim. He died recently from his valiant battle with ALS. He was such a bright light in my life. We greeted each other with our formal titles whenever we saw each other outside. "Hey there, Favorite Neighbor!" We really were each other's favorite neighbors. Jim always wanted... Continue Reading →
Graphic Art Credit: Brent and Mindy Berry. Finding our "what's more" partners to support us through big life changes.
There Are No Mental Health Shortcuts with PTSD
We who have PTSD have work to do each and every day to keep what lies beneath the surface in good working order.
Despair is Not The Last Word
I found this piece to be very well researched, well written, and wanted to share it with you. The author's blog address is thejourneywithme.blog. I understand how despair can settle in, and is different than depression. I call the despair I feel sometimes "debilitating discouragement". Click the link below, which will take you to the... Continue Reading →
Naomi: A Guidepost for Hope
Guideposts of hope for our travel through life.