The Inspiration and ideas for my blogs come from two books, The Bible and Science and Health, with key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, plus other writings by her. These two books changed my life, taught me how to love and brought joy into my life. I hope you will like my blogs. … Continue reading Blogs about how I Recovered from the Adult Effects of Child Abuse.
When we are children it is so important that we have good role models, so we grow up with a healthy attitude about life and our perception of the world around us is clear and true. When we are abused we grow up with all sorts of incorrect beliefs about life and how to deal … Continue reading Seeing through God’s eyes transformed my life
Just recently I read a blog that just broke my heart. This young woman was so full of anger, hate, and frustration that her life is just agony. I wanted to reach out and take her in my arms and tell her everything is going to be OK. But, peace only comes from letting go … Continue reading How I Learned to Let Go and Let God!
An eighty-five-year-old friend told me the other day that her life just had no purpose anymore. I immediately saw that she did have a purpose. Yes, she is older and can’t get around and do things like she used to, but that doesn’t mean she is useless. She has children and grandchildren that depend on … Continue reading Life’s Purpose
In my previous blog I talked about God’s image and likeness. That’s us. I just heard someone say, there is no expiration date on God’s image. If God is ageless then his image is also ageless. I learned not to listen to or participate in conversations about age and its affects. Don’t listen to or … Continue reading We all have value at every stage of our life.
The short answer is, absolutely not. This is a question asked by one of my readers. “Why did the omnipotent God, of which you speak, allow you to suffer abuse when you were a child?” This is a question that I’m sure many of you have thought about. I know I did many years ago. … Continue reading Did an omnipotent God allow child abuse?
I was sitting in my office thinking about what to write when my mind drifted back to my past. I don’t really feel a connection to it anymore. It’s like looking at someone else’s life. Even the steps to get where I am today seem like it wasn’t me. With all the healing that has … Continue reading With God, nothing is impossible
Years of abuse did not prepare me for the good life. As a child, I felt unloved, unwanted, unintelligent and unattractive. As an adult, I lived with these feelings, and it prevented me from having any kind of a decent life. I made one bad choice after another for many years. I rejected anything that … Continue reading “And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness:”
Isaiah 45:7, “I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things.” Genesis 1: 4, “And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.” Light has … Continue reading “And God said, Let there be Light:”
As I was discovering my relationship to God the subject of evil came up, and I had to figure out what evil was and how to handle it in my life. First, I realized that I could have no control over other people or what was going on around me. I was responsible only, for … Continue reading How I learned to put down evil.
After all the years of abuse and even after going to Sunday school, I didn’t know how to pray. After I discovered there really is a God out there, by whatever name you want to give him, and started my recovery process, the first thing I had to learn was how to pray, That is … Continue reading Learning how to Pray