“But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,” (Matt. 5:44, NIV). Guest post by Kristi Woods Think about someone who hurt you. How did you love or pray for them? Or, did you? As a mother, I love and protect my children. When someone wounds them, my mama bear… Continue reading Becoming More Like Jesus–Praying for Our Enemies
Sometimes I put trust in dangerous places. One day, my husband informed me he wanted to return to the Navy. I’d talked him out of this decision before and felt certain I could again. After all, he was pursuing his college degree, and going back into the military meant saying goodbye to nearly half our… Continue reading Do I Trust Myself More Than God?
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Sometimes I stand in the shower and recount hard conversations, rearranging them until they tilt in my favor. Oh, to heal the hurt I feel! But I’ve learned the danger of this practice and how refocusing on grace helps me heal. Many times, a thread of offense or unforgiveness can be detected in those rehashed… Continue reading When Grace Erases a Record of Wrongs