Tagged: grief

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Watch: Z’s testimony

Z describes how she came to believe that bad things happen to the things or people she loved as a result of experiencing several losses in childhood and not learning how to grieve over them. She often discounted the love others gave her and was even afraid to love herself....

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Watch: Winnie and Jeff’s testimony

Winnie and Jeff describe the emotional roller coaster they experienced after losing their first baby in a miscarriage and how their faith was stretched and tested. Thankfully, they recognised the trap of a “reciprocal faith” and decided to continue to place their faith in God in spite of the many...

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Replacing our complaining with thankfulness

We can learn a lot about the state of someone’s heart by what comes out of their mouths. Someone who is fully reconciled to God and led by the Holy Spirit will be inclined to be thankful in all circumstances. Those who habitually complain, grumble or whine do so because...

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Infertility

Not being able to have children of our own raises …

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Break up

We have all experienced the devastating pain of br…

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The importance of emotional healing

Negative emotions, such as fear, shame, and grief, can be very powerful drivers of our decisions without us even being conscious of it. From a young age, we all learn to cope with our negative emotions in various ways. These can include anger, denial, perfectionism, pride, hyper-vigilance or escapism. Some...

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Abortion

There is nothing in creation, big or small, that G…

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Helping emotionally draining people

As believers in Christ, we are to bear each other’s burdens. Sometimes, it can be overwhelming when someone constantly dumps all of their emotional pain and garbage onto us. How do we ensure that we do not become overloaded and burdened by emotionally draining people when caring for others in the Christian...

Grief

It’s never easy to know what to say when a f…