Handle with care – How NOT to be a jerky Christian when dealing with the hurting and traumatized
“Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous; not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing.” ~ 1 Peter 3:8-9 It is NOT a…
When my even can’t even…Jesus
“Stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord.” ~ Exodus 14:13 My teenage son has autism, there are SO MANY things in his life and the parenting of him that are massive God-sized problems that I can’t fix, change, or touch without His help. Often, there’s nothing I can do in my power…
In a trial? Battle? A refining fire?
“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” ~ James 1:2-4