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Forgiveness and Reconciliation

As flawed humans, we tend to avoid forgiveness and reconciliation like the plague. We are reluctant to forgive offenders of wrongdoing. And fearful to admit a bad mistake, poor decisions, and judgment. Mainly when your choices cause others pain and anguish. Their judgment can be harsh and opinions downright demoralizing. Their reaction can lower your …

Being Grateful in Times of Hardship

Being grateful in times of hardship is difficult. Reflecting back afterward helps to discover the blessings. A while back, I was talking with my baby sister about past memories of abuse. She became worried and expressed concern about me being so negative all the time. I thought, she doesn’t understand. I’m in the process of …

How to Overcome the Fear of Being Vulnerable

How can you learn to overcome the fear of being vulnerable? The best way to overcome the fear of being vulnerable is to do what you fear, walking by faith. Having suffered abuse at the hands of parents, a boyfriend, husband or stranger leads to being fearful and distrusting. The last thing you want to …