comfort for hurting women
Is your life completely surrendered to God? Often life doesn’t turn out like we think it should. We make our plans but are surprised to discover God has His own purposes for our lives. Guest blogger Brenda Rodgers does a wonderful job communicating the puzzling stress she endured when her plans didn’t match reality. I hope you’ll take a moment and visit Brenda’s blog at http://triplebraidedlife.blogspot.com/ and send her some encouragement today. Thank you, Brenda for sharing your story at ComfortedbyGod!*???? *???? *???? *???? *
Coming up out of the pool of water years ago I knew that my sins had been washed More >
You definitely don?t want to do what I did.
I thought I was fully prepared for our family devotional night: Bible and lesson plan?check; television off?check; kids?check. However, in hind sight, I can see now the whole thing was doomed.
Rookie Mistake #1: I put all three children, ages eleven, nine, and six, in the same room. But, wait, isn?t that the family part of family devotional night? I thought so too, but I quickly learned my error.
Rookie Mistake #2: Not only was there typical sibling discord about seating arrangements and whose foot was touching whose body, but there was More >
Are you broken and wounded? Has life been hard–really hard? A few years ago my life was absolutely pitiful. My body devastated from painful disease, I was homebound and isolated. Depression clouded my heart so that I even thought about the benefits of being in heaven, and out of pain. As I read Rebecca Dunning’s post I can see myself in her shoes. Sometimes life is terribly messy and hope is just a word. I encourage you to read Rebecca’s story through the lens of your own heartache. See how Jesus pursued her and called her, just as she was.* More >
A new dress. A new guy. A different party. The same emptiness.
Have you been there? Always searching for something to make you happy, even for a few hours? Guest blogger Katie B’s love story begins with that deep longing for something real in life. After looking hard in vacuous places, Katie reveals how Jesus Christ grabbed her out of brokenness and filled her heart. After you read Katie’s story I hope you’ll visit her blog at http://www.imperfectpeople.net/ and encourage her with your comments. * * * * *
It was my junior year in high school, classes were changing and I was at More >
?You?ll feel a little stick,? the surgeon lied as he inserted an electrified needle into my spine. It wasn?t a little stick; it felt like a blazing blow torch burning a hole in my back.
That hot needle was not my friend. A cold sweat dripped off my forehead while my body trembled uncontrollably.
?Be still, so I get it in the right place,? he admonished me. I couldn?t help it though. My body was riddled with a disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis, which was why I needed the rhizotomy in the first place.
I whispered a prayer, ?Lord, this is More >