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We invite you to act on the things you have been reading and to discover the difference that acting makes in your healing.

Below are a list of readings that each have specific questions to ponder and journal about.  After you have completed the readings and the questions, we invite you to try one of the challenges.  Keep track of your progress and then use the link to post back about your experience either on the forum or in the comment section of the related blog post. As you LEARN, ACT and SHARE your experiences you will find growth and healing in the process. Be patient with yourself.  Move forward at the pace that you and your circumstances allow, but try to do a little everyday and you will find relief from the pain of your grief.

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LEARN: Read Post- Born to Fail

ACT: Questions to ponder and journal about:

1.How can you let go of the past and the fear it creates, regain faith in yourself and others so you can move forward? How does choosing our reaction help us overcome past experiences?

Challenge: Ponder these questions and journal some of your thoughts. Study the Overcoming Fear, Choosing Our Reaction, and Staying Present pages.  Write what you have learned and how you will act because of what you have learn.  Practicing doing those things and then share back.

SHARE: your experience

LEARN: Read Post- Think of Me, All I Ever Wanted, Healing= Courage + Action + Grace (parts 1-5)

ACTQuestions to ponder and journal about:

2. How does understanding who you are and your worth to God help you overcome feelings of abandonment or worthlessness?

Challenge:  For three weeks, journal everyday about something that is good about yourself, why you have worth. When you feel negative thoughts enter your mind choose to discard them and remind yourself of your worth.

SHARE: your experience