Posts Tagged ‘hurt’

5 Ways to Help Your Hurting Friend

“What do you need? What can we do for you? How can I help?” Those questions are overwhelming for both the person asking them and the person answering them. When you’re doing the asking, of course you want to help out your friend who is going through a difficult season….but how? And when you’re being asked that question, the only thing that comes to your mind is, “Sleep. I need sleep.” When there is a… … Continue reading

When the Holidays Hurt

For most of my life, Christmas was the very best thing that could happen to a person. I spent most of December in blissful anticipation of the 25th, and anyone that didn’t share my views was labeled “Scrooge” or “Grinch.” How could people be unhappy when there were lights everywhere? What’s sad about listening to Christmas music? How could you be lonely when there were dozens of holiday parties to attend? But somewhere along the… … Continue reading

Here is How I Know God Cares About What is Stressing You Out

  Life is too much sometimes. In those moments when our hearts are stressed or hurting, we can either bring it to God or try to handle it on our own. I’ve been in a “handle it on my own” kind of season. I didn’t know why I just keep pushing through and going on my own when God promises to bear our burdens, except that deep down I think maybe my problems are so trivial… … Continue reading