When we are down, we need others to come near. Drown out the enemy’s whispers with shouts of truth and help lead us back to the fountain of living water.
Sacrificial love is not a fairy tale. We can live content and satisfied and with hope for a Happily-Eternity-After because of Jesus’ sacrifice & God’s love.
Encouragement for anyone who has endured a long winter of the soul and is tempted to believe hope is the enemy. Hope is not the culprit; it is the answer.
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[Author note: This post was originally published in 2014. Although it ends with a resolve to trust, this wasn’t the end of my darkness. I continued to spiral down and lost my voice. I didn’t write again for six months. When God began to lift me from the pit I …
Life is messy. Relationships are messy. People are messy. And if you dare to get involved … Well, there will come a point when you may melt over them. ~ Do it anyway. ~ You will often find yourself in a puddle. How much better to be in a puddle as a result of melting from the warmth of a relationship than from having sprung a leak by keeping it all bottled in.