Forgiveness can be gut-wrenching hard work. If you know you need to forgive, but you know that your heart is not ready, here's where you can start.
What to do when laughter turns into silence.
It started with a trip to a walk-in clinic. Then there was the phone call, "You need to come to the hospital right now." Then came the diagnosis: "We think you have leukemia." This is Mike's story.
Premarital sex wasn't just something I had experienced; it seemed to define me. For a long time, I believed purity was lost forever.
A couple of specialists started to entertain the idea that I might have brain cancer. I never admitted to it, but I was a wreck.
Faith should never be dependent on results. We cannot see the future or the mind of God. Faith tells us that, no matter what, our Lord is always in us and beside us to give us comfort, strength and peace.
Do you believe in supernatural healing?
You don't have to try and live life alone, the Holy Spirit is always with you. And as you invite him into your circumstances He will give you the strength you need.
Have you heard of this "NeverEnding Story"?
We've all got issues.
We've come to accept that being hurt by the church is inevitable. So we either stay away or we put on our Sunday best and hope the problems will just go away.
“Three times a bridesmaid, never a bride” rang in my ears. Although I was thrilled to stand beside some of the best women I have ever known, I still felt the fear of being left behind.
I knew Jesus understood my suffering, as his suffering was displayed for all to see. Unlike mine, which was borne in darkness and hidden from the world.
How does someone who has always loved children end up having an abortion? I’ve wrestled with that question for years, because that is my story, and it was my choice.
Is your lack of faith to blame?
If there is something you can do to bring healing, why live estranged from a loved one?
Have you experienced instances where you have prayed for healing but haven't been healed?
How could I forgive the woman who had gone after my husband and ultimately married him? I thought about her. Dreamed about her. Saw her in every woman I met.
The prayer of faith for healing.
Something was wrong between us. The symptoms were subtle, not easy to pinpoint. I couldn’t diagnose the problem. My husband was being too nice.
Trusting God with our hearts so He can heal us takes courage.
I witnessed bitterness eat away at my husband until the very end. But it turned out I was holding onto resentments of my own.
He teased and tormented me relentlessly. My hatred buried itself deep within me, like a worm eating holes in my childlike heart.
If you didn't have the perfect father growing up, you are not alone. Not everyone gets to be Daddy’s little girl. But the hole in your heart can be filled.
When our first marriage failed, we moved on and remarried. But it turned out that God had different plans.
Have you ever had someone angry with you for years and not know it? I have, and finding out about me taught me a few things about jealousy.
Rape is never the victim’s fault. Never.
Would you like to get well?
Do you remember, as kids, when an adult would force us to have this kind of conversation?
Any time you allow somebody to speak into your life, to give you advice, there are risks to consider. Therapy changed my life for the better.