Posts Tagged "Help from God"

Forgiveness – Seriously?

Forgiveness – Seriously?

Recently, I wrote a blog entitled, Acceptance – A Vital Part of Healing. In this blog, I shared my conviction that in order to truly heal from abuse, we need to accept the fact we have been abused. I believe once we accept this…

The Lord Calls for Justice

The Lord Calls for Justice

I just finished my month of reading the bible every day. Toward the end of the month, we were to read the book of Amos. As I did a few weeks ago, I read these two chapters, and wrote down…

Heaven is Made Sweeter by Suffering

Heaven is Made Sweeter by Suffering

Have you ever experienced this? You begin thinking about a topic, and suddenly, that topic, whatever it is, is all around you? People are talking about it, Pastors are preaching about it, and the books you read are focusing on…

We are God’s Bride

We are God’s Bride

I know many women (and men) who have come out of abusive relationships. Sometimes they jump right back into one. There are many reasons for this. One of them is that they feel adrift without their abusive mate, and they…

What Do I Lean On?

What Do I Lean On?

Last week was difficult. Two very hard things happened to me. The first was I had to make the wrenching decision to put my sweet little Maltese dog to sleep. Putting the family dog to sleep is rough no matter…

Things are not what they seem

Things are not what they seem

I’m reading the book Waking the Dead: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive by John Eldridge. Today I read something that struck me. He talks about great stories, and how they often teach us what we see in our daily lives…

When God Intervenes

When God Intervenes

In my last blog I described how I decided to use boundaries and consequences to deal with the poor behavior of a family member. My husband and I had our plan in place, and were almost ready to implement it…