Posts Tagged "What Does the Bible Say?"

God Values You Over Your Marriage

God Values You Over Your Marriage

I have recently finished a course on the Old Testament – so interesting! One of the things we studied closely was the 10 Commandments. I have looked at the 10 Commandments many, many times. But, this time, really studying them gave…

What Does the Bible Say about Abuse?

What Does the Bible Say about Abuse?

  I am continuing my intensive course. This week, my friend Rose Saad, author of A Path to Hope, was kind enough to write a guest blog for me. Many of us have tried to seek wisdom about domestic violence from our…

Your Worth Is Infinite

Your Worth Is Infinite

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. In this lull between Christmas and New Year’s, I would love to share some thoughts about our worth in God’s eyes. This devotional was written by my friend Heather of Heart, Soul and…

God Isn’t Afraid of Our Mess

God Isn’t Afraid of Our Mess

Merry Christmas my friends! Okay, I am a few days early, but I am happy to be one of the first ones to wish you a happy Christmas! Recently, Ryan Paulson, of South Fellowship church gave a great message that I…

A Path to Hope by Rose Saad

A Path to Hope by Rose Saad

  I would like to introduce you to my new friend, author Rose Saad. She was visiting my city a few weeks ago, and took time out to meet me at a coffee shop. It was like meeting an old…

Your New Name

Your New Name

Last year, I shared my experience beginning to take yoga. At that time, I shared that I was uncomfortable with the idea that yoga is often associated with Eastern religions. The class I was taking became more and more linked with…

Announcing: DV Guide for Churches

Announcing: DV Guide for Churches

In my last blog, I shared what happened to me when I asked my church for help when I was being abused. Then I asked the question, “Have you ever sought help from your church for domestic violence? If so,…

When God Doesn’t Answer Our Prayers

When God Doesn’t Answer Our Prayers

Are you going through a time when God is not answering your prayers? If you are in an abusive relationship, you are very likely praying God will change your partner so s/he stops abusing you. I was in that place for 10…

Abusers Are Liars

Abusers Are Liars

Abusers are liars. On some level we all know this. Yet, at times, they are able to trick us into forgetting this fact. I will give you few examples. Example A –  You are divorced from your abuser. He* has…

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…