I don’t want to admit this, but I struggle with bitterness. A character defect. Bitterness lead me to leave my church family (all my friends and social support group for 3 years). Bitterness grows when I don’t address a hurt, when the hurt goes unresolved, when I pretend it’s not there or hope that with… Continue reading BiTteRnEsS & gRiEf
I watched a short video by Prof Terry Hargrave about the roots of our pain. He theorizes that often what hurts in marriage (or in relationship) is truly a deep childhood wound, masking itself in our present. It is not the first time I’ve heard this, Milan and Kay Yerkovich’s book, “How We Love” has… Continue reading Roots of Pain
It’s funny to title this entry “Thing I wish I could Say” because to some extent I have shared them. I believe one of the things that has made me emotionally withdraw from my husband is because deep down inside I feel he’s not responsive (dismissive). It’s hard to continually feel that my heart/thoughts are… Continue reading Things I wish I could Say
I watched War Room about a month ago and was convicted on the fact that I don’t pray enough for my husband. The only words that typically come out, feel superficial…please protect him Lord. Protect him on the road. Protect his purity. Protect his heart and mind. I want to grow in my prayer life.… Continue reading War Room: Prayer 1
GOD, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardship as the pathway to peace. Taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is,… Continue reading Serenity.Prayer.
I started writing since I was in elementary. I remember having a Hello Kitty diary, it was checkered red, with a little lock. Writing was a way to vent the pinned-up feelings that were so hard to express to others…and to some extent that little girl still lives inside of me. I became a Christian… Continue reading First