Fear is something we gain or lose, depending on our ability to trust God and His power to redeem our circumstances. It was about twenty-one years ago a pastor-leader, who I have learned much from, took a group of men to Armenia to meet with some pastors and their wives from Iran. They met secretly … More Fear Not! or should I?
In Part 1, we looked at the importance of holding onto God’s Hand as we walk through the process of healing from a painful past. Here, we’ll look at the importance of a renewed mind in this process. Isaiah 26:3 (ESV) You keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you, because he … More Painful Pasts – Part 2
If you have lived through a very painful past then you are able to understand how exhausting and emotionally dark it can be to recount these experiences… you feel the pain and turmoil all over again — as though you have purposely gone back for more. Who would want to do that to themselves? That … More Painful Pasts
I sat there in my writing class thinking about the assignment our teacher gave, “Write about a process…” she said. In reflecting back almost two years ago to a time that marks a major turning point in my life, I thought about this day — the day I said good-bye to our wonderful pet of … More Saying Good-bye
Have you ever been so convinced of something, that you made a decision and took action and then wondered how or why you did that? … How could I have been so sure then and wondering why now? What can cause this to occur? Fear is the enemy we struggle with when doubt is given … More Are You Struggling with Fear?