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A personal crisis can look differently for different people. You may be experiencing an unexpected divorce, the diagnosis of a chronic illness, a job loss, the death of a loved one, or losing your home to foreclosure. These moments can leave you feeling scared, overwhelmed, or angry.
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I was a victim, then a survivor, now I choose to thrive!
Fear is an important warning mechanism our brains use to keep us safe. Some fear is important- even beneficial, while other fears are petty or exceedingly disruptive. Assessing which types of fear has value and banning fears that don’t will help you live a balanced life that isn’t distracted by an abundance of fear.
Here’s the thing though, the people who have wronged us, do so, and move on to their next conquests. They’re not thinking about us anymore. It doesn’t matter if they did it 35 years ago, 19 years ago, or last month. Why? Because they don’t care about us. If they did, they wouldn’t have wronged us in the first place. Their time and energy aren’t spent on us, so why do we spend our time and energy on them? Thinking about them? Crying? Dwelling on them and what they’ve done to us?
Have you ever had something happen to you that was so profound that you knew, just knew, it was God who was intervening? I did. And, no one will ever be able to tell me that it was anything, but God. He was there with me that night. Right there in my room. Not in the sense that He’s always with us, everywhere – the omnipresent God, but in the sense that He was physically with me. God sat at my bedside one night in the early spring of 1986.