The best question I read was, “Where do I end and the other person begins?”
Listen to one mom’s letter of praise and gratitude for one son’s fight to live!
It’s never selfish to say enough. Especially with those people who have limited insight into boundaries and their ability to drain others. A tired soul will abandon living in the way God intended. Their gifts feel like burdens because they become so depleted by the energy of others. We all need a place of rest …
Addiction has the power and speaks louder than even the world. The reality is beyond our realm into a prison we cannot comprehend. A place we can’t go.
In hoping to help her brother, my daughter once told me, “Take him to the graveyard and force him to pick his plot. Because it’s either death, jail, or treatment.”
Some call me strong.But no, it’s not me.I am weak.I am tired.I am broken. It is Christ in me who holds me up.He pushes me on.He carries me. He is my strength and rock.A foundation of all I am.I am but a jar of clay holding a priceless treasure..Christ in me. Through every trial I …
We will come to peace and accept things we cannot control or change, have the courage to change the things we can, and gain wisdom to know the difference. (The Serenity Prayer)
. .”It is the awkward space of anticipatory grief (when you know the end is near) and longing for life to return. Here we meet our darkest thoughts and our deepest hope, and it is in the black undercurrent of life they collide.”..
Are you willing to surrender your desires and sinful nature for the glory of the Lord? Are we striving to live more righteous lives? Lives that proclaim what we need over what we want?
Another blindfold melts away. For all I can see, there are still layers to go. In my hurting heart, it feels bigger than my mind can grasp. I didn't fail my children, but I cannot lie, my church is hard truth statement is dark.