INSPIRATIONAL AND MOTIVATIONAL STORIES ABOUT REAL LIFE
Freedom is an essential part of our lives, and it is something that we should all strive for.
So if the Son sets you free, you will indeed be free— John 8:36 [TLB]
Each month we will explore the deeper meaning of freedom in each category so we can better understand what it means to be truly free.
A mother’s heartbreak living with the daily challenges of children who have been incarcerated. How do you get them re-intergrated back into society and not pushed back into the margins?
The most loving thing my community has done is not given up on me. People walked alongside me even when I felt most unlovable. Their care had come in the forms of meals when things were hard, taking walks when I was isolated, praying with me, and simply being present but not scared of the hard stuff.
Faithfully every year, she would give her Christmas message and share her faith in God, hope, and encouragement for the future, a silver thread that hung every year of her reign like a jewel on her crown, keeping the continuity of her Kingdom. We will miss that.
It is the same with our stories of faith. When God has acted in a family and helped someone, those stories strengthen the family’s faith. We may read stories in the Bible, but it is much easier to believe when we hear of other people’s faith in our own culture and that it is still possible for God to act in our own family.
We need to have the compassionate heart of Jesus when dealing with people whose lives are shattered by addictions. Practical care, prayer and a listening ear, without judgement or criticism will go a long way to support parents, even when nothing seems to be happening with the addict.
HOW DO YOU CREATE THE BIGGEST POSSIBLE REACH FOR YOUR MESSAGE, BOOK, OR CAUSE? BECKY ROBINSON TELLS ME HOW? Becky, thank you for agreeing to talk to me for my blog, Crossing my Bridges. I know you have just released your book. “Reach, Create the biggest possible...
God seems to show me more and more from the story. I’m blessed with the understanding that even if there is loss, God can cause rejoicing. For me, one of the incredible comforts have been that Shirley’s struggles and pain are gone, her unhappiness a thing of the past, and that I have not had to help her do Covid!
Help people transition into their new place of abode and feel at home while retaining their identity, not only as human beings but also made in God’s image and worthy of love and acceptance.