Hardships and Trials, Healing

God is Near the Brokenhearted

Has your heart ever hurt so much you didn't want to eat or couldn’t sleep? Grief over a lost loved one or prodigal child, unmet expectations, rejection, and betrayal can cause us to feel that way. Even a secret disappointment can cause deep pain that affects not only our emotions, but also our mind, body,… Continue reading God is Near the Brokenhearted

Mental illness

What I Learned About Depression — Guest Post

What I Learned in the Darkness By Tara Johnson I’ll never forget the night I told God, “I want out.” I was Miss Christian. I did it all. Taught the classes. Organized VBS. Took the teens to church camp. Always smiling. Always ready to lend a hand. And I was miserable inside. Depression is not… Continue reading What I Learned About Depression — Guest Post