Acceptance of our ‘new reality’ allows us to move forward, to create openness, and expand our opportunities. Acceptance of things that we need to change about ourselves gives us the strength and helps us acquire the skills to make that move. Accepting our flaws requires introspection and humility, but allows us to rebuild anew. Our resistance to change or stubbornness can put up roadblocks and delay the healing process.

Your Unfolding Story
God is using your present circumstances to make you more useful for later roles in his unfolding story.
Loui Giglio

Opening Doors
When God sees you are doing your part, developing what He has given you, then He will do His part and open doors that not man can shut.

Joel Osteen

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The purpose of our life on earth is to grow, develop, and be strengthened through our own experiences.  God uses love-inspired correction to guide us to a future we do not or cannot now envision but which He knows is the better way for us.

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Grief can become sweet and peaceful, and that is because of time.

People say that “time heals all wounds”. I beg to differ. Time doesn’t heal, if anything it makes it worse. It’s been longer since I have seen Jake, and heard his voice. Longer since I’ve felt the love and strength in his embrace. But what time does, is helps us learn how to deal with it better and how to cope with our new reality. Time give us the chance to grow into the person we were meant to be. I said before that grief can become sweet and peaceful, and that is because of time.


Question & Answer

What is the purpose of this existence and my suffering?