For the record, I hate alcohol and I hate drugs.
Romans 15: 13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
In my pity, I lost sight of Him. The world appeared larger than my God. Eventually, all I could see was the swirling chaos.
I found peace through this challenging phase of life. I'm amazed at the level of peace I achieved. The term 'pressing into Jesus' took on an intentional meaning in my life.
Are you aware of the amount of unnecessary junk we carry for years? I took a personal inventory and decided to unload. If I want to maintain my sanity, and live the second half of life free, then I must choose to let it go.
David praised God. Through genuine repentance and confession, God forgave and extended mercy. The simplicity of their relationship calls to us all.
Jesus dwells were mental illness cannot go.
We are required to trust Him through the unseen and unknown. Handing us a crystal ball would be cheating, and no faith at all.
For years, I was abused. My nights were terrorized, and my days were haunted by evil. I was threatened into silence, and feared for the life of those I loved the most.
Though I experienced trauma, I chose to not live traumatized.