Life is a mix of some good things and some not so good things. Wouldn’t you agree? This combination of good and bad is always in a state of flux and it is always changing. There will always be a part of your life that is good and a part that is not so good.
How do you deal with this reality?
Along with this swing between periods of good stuff and bad stuff is a parallel swing between being content and happy and being discontented and unhappy. Continue Reading →
A couple of years ago I was sitting by myself thinking about things. I was down and discouraged and I began to write my thoughts down. As I began to think about things, God helped me with some very encouraging words and some admonition. You might be in the same place I was and this might serve to encourage you as well.
“As I sit here this morning, I am overwhelmed by the love of God and the ways He pours that love out to me, even when I am troubled. Continue Reading →
Have you ever felt like you don’t matter? It’s like you exist but nobody seems to care. You feel like are invisible. For those who have gone through this, or are going through this right now, you know that this is a very sad and lonely place to be. It makes you feel unimportant, irrelevant, worthless and totally unloved. Can you identify?
When you are in a place like this, what can you do? Where can you get the understanding, encouragement, care and love that can restore you and lift you up? Continue Reading →
Life in this world can be really hard, especially for single moms. Decisions made in the moment can cause lifelong challenges and continual regret that even the strongest struggle with. And forgiveness for past mistakes does not change the reality that you have to live with. A wise man once said, “Life is unfair.” How true.
These harsh realities make life unbearable at times. Think of the single mother who has to do it all by herself. Continue Reading →