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I have been writing about grief a lot lately, partly because we are all going through it in one way or another. If it’s not the grief of someone actually dying from COVID or other reasons, it’s the grief of a loss of a way of life that was suddenly ripped away a year ago. And many kinds of losses in between.

Plus, I’m walking through the valley of grief myself, as well as alongside many of my clients.

It strikes me that there are several distinct “flavors” of grief, at least two of which few people even talk about.

The Grief of Losing What You Had

This is the first and most obvious grief. You had something precious–a relationship, a business, a dream, a home—and it was somehow lost.

The “flavor” of this grief is bittersweet.

Sweet, because at one time you did experience something good. The lack of that now is what’s bitter.

The steps of Grief Recovery, along with The Healing Codes, heal this grief over time.

As an aside, someone asked me how Grief Recovery, as outlined in the Grief Recovery Handbook and used by Grief Recovery Specialists such as Lynnette Hetzler whom I interviewed, differs from just using The Healing Codes.

I think the two are very complementary.

I found the Grief Recovery process helped me to pinpoint my losses and specific memories. Bringing them into the light helped me work through them on a conscious level, and then with The Healing Codes I completed the healing through changing the energy associated with those memories.

It is best to handle this kind of grief with a both/and approach.

 

The Grief of Realizing You What You Never Had

This grief hits you when you realize that something you longed for will never come about.

You feel it when a parent or other family member with whom you never really had a relationship dies, and you realize that door is forever closed.

Or when you keep reaching out to someone, and they never respond, and you realize you will never get what you need from that relationship.

You feel it when something you worked for and hoped for is never going to happen.

The flavor is this grief is bland, empty. It’s like eating a wafer that dissolves on your tongue before you can even taste it. Yet it leaves an aftertaste of emptiness and loneliness.

Few people talk about this. Healing it with The Healing Codes involves addressing the sadness and emptiness, but also infusing hope and practicing gratitude for what you do have.

Often this kind of grief comes from Childhood Emotional Neglect, and Dr. Jonice Webb addresses it well and outlines a path to healing in her books, Running on Empty, and Running on Empty No More. You can take her Childhood Emotional Neglect questionnaire here, and start on the path to recovery through her followup emails and books.

The Grief of Losing Something Good You Could Not Receive

This is another grief no one seems to talk about.

It’s the grief that happens when, say, a relationship ends because you were unable to give the other person what he or she needed. Too late you realize that if you had been able to open up more, to love more, to be more attentive, you could have had a good relationship.

It’s the grief of missed opportunities that, for whatever reason, you just could not grasp.

Of mistakes made that hurt others and could not be rectified, that leave a lasting trail of pain.

This grief mixes with regret, even despair, and tastes bitter. Often people add to the bitterness by beating themselves up.

Don’t! The way to heal this kind of grief is compassion and self-forgiveness.

Only with self-compassion can you forgive yourself, let go, and move on. Remind yourself hat you have simply missed the mark, there are reasons for that, that this is part of being human, and God himself offers forgiveness. Be humble enough to receive it.

Then, take in this truth: If God forgives you, who are you to withhold forgiveness from yourself?

Ongoing Grief

A very difficult kind of grief, perhaps the worst kind, is when you lose someone slowly, as with a degenerative disease like dementia or cancer. To watch the person they were ebb away bit by bit is pure agony, a shot of an awful-tasting Something added to every glass of water you drink, every mouthful of food you eat.

This kind of grief must be allowed to be felt and healed as you go. It will end when the person is finally gone, and then you can get to the first kind of grief and completion. In the meantime, you must use The Healing Codes and stress release techniques on an ongoing basis to get through it.

Heal These Griefs with The Healing Codes

With The Healing Codes you can address all these kinds of griefs.

Address what I call “the four-part program”: the feelings, beliefs, harmful actions, and relational context.

You can heal the feelings (regret, hopelessness, emptiness, bitterness, loneliness, loss, sadness, etc.).

You can change any wrong beliefs (“my life is over,” “I can’t go on,” “I will never change” etc.) and replace them with the truth (“other people have gotten through this,” “I have people who will love and support me through this,” “I can learn and grow through this.”).

You can address any harmful actions you may be using to numb the pain, such as drinking, shopping, overeating, isolating, suppressing your feelings. (Grief Recovery Specialists calls these STERBs: Short-Term Energy Replacement Behaviors.) It’s good to become aware of these so that you can allow yourself to heal the source of those STERBs. Once you do, you won’t need them anymore.

You can also heal the relationships related to these losses, and come to peace about the losses.

As I learned from Lynnette Hetzler, grief is cumulative. While it is a natural human response to loss, it’s destructive if not addressed. I encourage you to reflect on what flavors of grief you might be “tasting,” and heal them.

And if you would like me to come alongside to guide you in that process, consider getting some coaching from HealingCodesCoaching.com.

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I’ve been doing something for the past 25-30 years, and I’m just now realizing that it’s the most important thing I do, and the subsequent skill developed is the most important skill I’ve cultivated.

It’s been responsible for any success I can claim, any effectiveness and even joy I experience.

The practice is spending time every day when I tune in to my innermost self, and to God (not exactly the same, but uses the same faculty, perhaps).

Through this, I’ve learned to listen to God, so that hearing his voice comes naturally to me.

I’ve shared some of what I’ve heard, such words as the 12 words that changed everything (“You must allow others the dignity of living with their choices,”), the wry observation that led me on a long adventure of discovery: “you create a lot of your own stress, you know.”

And the enigmatic words that seem to be my guidance currently, and may even speak to you, too: “Strengthen what remains.” 2020 was a year that took much away from all of us, but these words help me focus on something I can do now, with what does remain. (And it also focuses me with gratitude on what does remain.)

I’m not yet sure what all this applies to, but as I follow the clues and inklings, I am guided very specifically in my business and relationships.

“It’s the glory of God to conceal a matter, and the glory of kings to search it out.” (Those who follow God reign with him in his kingdom, so in this sense we are kings and queens. I readily embrace my queendom—something else I’m “searching out”!)

I highly recommend this practice of spending time, preferably with pen and paper, and just tune in to God, your innermost self, or the muse. Perry Marshall calls it Renaissance Time.

Julia Cameron, who for decades has been fostering creativity in people through her many books such as The Artist’s Way, suggests you start with “morning pages.” The best time for this practice IS in the morning, when you’re fresh and still kind of tuned in to your subconscious.

It’s very important, if you’re going to get the most out of this practice, to do it BEFORE you tune in to any technology. I keep my phone on “airplane” mode and don’t turn it back on until after my “Renaissance Time” is over.

My “Renaissance Time” starts with morning pages—writing 3 pages of longhand, first thing in the morning.  I use an 8 1/2 x 11 spiral notebook, and write anything that comes to mind. It is a way of “mind dumping,” where you write quickly, without any worries about punctuation or grammar. You just—write. (Side benefit for writers: if you do this regularly, you probably won’t ever suffer from writer’s block.)

You can also write in a bit more structured way of dialoguing with God. Dr. Mark Virkler just finished a series on Hearing the Voice of God, in which he gives four keys: 1) get quiet 2) fix your eyes on Jesus, 3) tune in to flowing thoughts and pictures, and 4) writing down what you “hear” and “see.”

You can also pose a question, and just start writing anything that comes to mind. It could be a specific question you want answered, or just, “God, what do you want to say to me today?”

I tend to start off with the “mind dump” approach, and maybe I’ll get to the dialogue part, maybe not. I may do the more structured “dialogue with God” writing at other times in the day, as needed. Once I’ve written my morning pages, my mind is cleared. For the rest of my Renaissance Time, I read, usually Scripture, do my healing work, then take my walk. That’s often when I get “downloads” of ideas and insights and answers.

I used to feel guilty about all the time I spent doing these things, but now I realize it is the wellspring of my ability to get ideas, deal with stress, ground myself, and generally set myself up for a demanding day.

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You could always shorten it for yourself by, for instance, just writing a page or two, reading a bit, doing your Healing Codes, and walking at another time. I have to say, though, that the order and combination I outlined—morning pages, reading, healing work, then a walk (breakfast is during the reading part)–create a dynamic synergistic effect that is very powerful.

I now see that time as the most productive part of my day.

In fact, this is the very practice I was led to do when I was in a post-partem depression 25 years ago. This was what came to me after trying medication (which didn’t help). I prayed and felt God led me to do morning pages, reading and walking. (When The Healing Codes came into my life, I added that.) It worked like a charm.

I suggest you start with 20 minutes, first thing in the morning, pen and paper, and just get quiet and listen. See what comes up for you. Again, most important: do it before “plugging in.”

Let me know how it goes if you try it.

And if you need help with that, contact me for some coaching at HealingCodesCoaching.com.

Q: I have a friend who really needs The Healing Codes but doesn’t speak English well and needs a simple explanation. Can you help me know what to say to her? Also, she wants to make sure it’s OK spiritually.

A: The way I like to explain The Healing Codes is that it’s like noise-canceling headphones. 

Noise-canceling headphones take in the frequency of the noise around you, and provide an opposite and equal signal to cancel out the noise.

Every negative image (as in memories), thought, feeling, all are a frequency, stored in the cells of our bodies. (Einstein proved 100 years ago that everything is energy–frequency–and all our electronic stuff is based on this.)

The Healing Codes provide an opposite and equal frequency to the negative frequency of what you identify needs to be healed (the “noise”), and thus neutralizes or even can change to positive the frequency of that memory, thought, feeling. Thus the stress in the body caused by the negative frequencies of those cellular memories is gone, and this allows the body to heal itself, with the wonderful healing powers God put into the body.

This means that The Healing Codes are as neutral as noise-canceling headphones, spiritually. It’s just a way of harnessing the laws of quantum physics God has set in motion.

Another analogy I like to use is that of a remote garage door opener. Read more here.

 

I thought this would be another story of grace in my ongoing cat saga. Perhaps it is. Just not in the way I expected.

If you followed my cat stories, several months ago we lost Joey, our beloved black cat (the best cat ever), and also became petless for the first time in decades.

After months of not having a cat, and a couple of negative attempts to bring another pet into our lives, a few weeks ago I was really, really missing having a cat. Yet, I didn’t know if I was ready for a full commitment to a pet at this time (vet bills, food bills, and dealing with possible destruction of furniture as we had with the last brief cat visitation). I just entrusted the longing to God.

Not two hours later, I was checking my Nextdoor chat group, and someone posted that they needed someone to take care of her 14-year-old cat for 6 weeks. The cat loved to sit on a lap (and wasn’t picky about whose), she was front declawed, and used her litter box religiously. Bingo!

I private messaged the owner, Zadie, and told her how we’d lost our last cat, who was an older lap cat, I wasn’t ready for a full commitment to a pet yet, we did not have any pets and would love to take care of her cat.

I didn’t hear back from her right away, and let it go, figuring that she chose one of the other volunteers. But I was wrong. Zadie had actually called right away and left a voice message (I often don’t get my vms right away), and said, “You sound just like someone sent from heaven for me and my cat. Please give me a call. I can’t tell you how perfect you are….”

It did seem perfect. Zadie provided all the food and litter. We just needed to provide the love and care. I looked forward to having a lap cat again (who wouldn’t wreck our furniture).

So in came Kaya, a gray Manx cat whose lack of a tail weirded us all out at first. But she was sweet and friendly. All went well—for a couple of weeks.

Soon, however, I began to get concerned. Kaya wasn’t eating much. When she stopped drinking and eating, scorning even her special daily treat of shrimp (I spoiled her as Zadie did), I began to worry.

When Kaya threw up, I contacted the owner. It took Zadie a day to get back to me. She was very thankful that I had contacted her about the problem, and I’m sure, very worried about her beloved cat.

Zadie had her daughter come and take Kaya to the vet. After a couple of days at the animal hospital, during which time I did Healing Codes for Kaya, I got the report that Kaya was eating and doing better and could go home.

This time “home” was not my house. Zadie was sensitive enough to pick up that I wasn’t crazy about taking care of someone else’s sick cat, and had her daughter-in-law take the cat.

What happened, in fact, was that I was triggered into grief about Joey. I remembered that in the last couple of weeks of Joey’s life, the same things happened: he didn’t eat, drink, and he messed outside his litter box (which he never did, and neither had Kaya previously). I could not deal with another sick or dying cat.

I realized I’m still not over grief concerning Joey. I’ve had a lot of grief in the past year or so: Joey, my mother, an ongoing private grief, and other past unhealed losses I didn’t realize I need to work on. They are all melting into each other it seems, and I need to create space to heal it.

With every loss, there is a subtle diminishment of identity. I am no longer a pet owner. I am no longer anyone’s daughter.

Recovering from grief is a journey, and healing grief is more complicated than I thought. Though I’ve been working on it for a while now, I find you can’t rush it.

The outcome of taking in this cat was not what I expected. Instead of the comfort of having a cat purring on my lap (which happened exactly once with Kaya, before she started acting sick), unhealed grief was stirred up.

At this point, it’s like, “three strikes you’re out” concerning cats. Kaya was my third strike. At least for now, I’m not interested in any pets. I need space to heal more of this grief and deal with the recent new challenges that crop up unbidden. I’m in a mode of subtraction, not addition.

When I saw on Nextdoor that another cat “desperately needed a forever home,” I wasn’t even tempted.

This may or may not be the last chapter of my cat saga. If it is, I’m OK with it. There is a time and season for everything. This is a season of letting go. There can still be peace in that.

If you need help in healing grief or any other heart issue, check out my coaching at HealingCodesCoaching.com.

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In a seminar for caregivers of people with dementia, I learned of a new (to me) technique that switches the nervous system to the parasympathetic (rest and digest) mode.

I’m thinking it would probably be especially helpful for those of us who are Highly Sensitive. (Take the quiz if you’re not sure you are.)

It’s called 5-4-3-2-1 and it only takes a couple of minutes.

When you feel yourself stressed or overwhelmed, stop, notice, and name (actually say the words out loud):

  • 5 things you can see.
  • 4 things you can feel.
  • 3 things you can hear.
  • 2 things you can smell.
  • 1 thing you can taste.

This will ground you in the present and send your nervous system the signal that you are safe. It will turn off stress and allow healing to happen.

You can also do this with children, or your partner, or a friend who is in distress.

And if you’d like more help in ways to alleviate stress so that you can heal, check out the free resources and coaching at HealingCodesCoaching.com.

On one of my routine checkups, my doctor reminded me of four pillars of health: sleep, nutrition, stress management, exercise.

When I googled “pillars of health” I came up with anywhere from 3-12 suggestions.

Most of them mentioned, in one way or another, “connections.” It is this that has taken the biggest hit with the pandemic, yet it’s so crucial to our emotional, spiritual, and even physical health.

So today I’d like to guide you to explore what your “crucial connections” are, if and how they’ve become disconnected during the pandemic, and how you can reconnect.

What are your “crucial connections”?

By this I mean, what kinds of connections do you absolutely need to be well in spirit, mind, soul and body?

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It’s not the same for everyone. For instance, Extroverts get their energy from connections to the external world, while Introverts gain energy from connections to their inner world.

Extroverts need connections to the outer world in terms of travel, social gatherings, visits to museums, volunteer work. All these took a big hit of course with the pandemic and the changes it wrought.

You may think Introverts fare better with the isolation of the pandemic, but that may not be true. Introverts still need people, they just need fewer and deeper connections. These too are harder to come by because of the pandemic.

Highly Sensitive People (HSP), whether Introverts or Extroverts, usually need connections with nature and a spiritual practice. Nature often soothes the Highly Sensitive soul like nothing else.

We all need connections to people we care about and who care about us. It takes time and effort to keep those relationships going. It’s all too easy to let friendships slide when you can’t get together in person. Yes, there is Zoom and Facetime, but connection through a screen is just not the same as a steady diet.

A crucial connection is a connection to God. You may have a block here—many of us do, from bad experiences with religion and/or parents who were not very godly.

This needs to be healed. A spiritual connection is crucial to a sense that our lives have meaning and purpose—proven to be a key ingredient to health and healing.

For instance, Dr. Ben Johnson credited a big part of his healing from ALS to his faith and his will to live. I believe these things are key to activating and amplifying the healing power of The Healing Codes. From working with thousands of clients, I have seen those with an active faith healing at a different pace and level than those with little or no spiritual connection.

What about connection to your body? How aware are you of what your body is telling you, in terms of its needs? If your body were to talk to you, what would it be saying? (Hint: it is talking to you.)

Then there are more personalized connections that are important. For instance, I need to feel connected to my books, to ideas. Some people need music to feel alive or fully themselves. Some need a beautiful, orderly environment.

Do a little self-assessment. What are your most important connections? Have any of them gotten neglected or torpedoed in the last year? What can you do about reconnecting?

For me, I realized some of my important relationships have been neglected. So I reached out. It was an effort, in some ways, because my life has become more complicated and there are more things to deal with now.

I’m finding myself more exhausted by “screens,” yet phone calls or Zoom get-togethers are often the only options, so I limit other exposure to screens. For instance, I don’t watch online video summits anymore. This way I can use the “screen time” to connect with the important people in my life.

When I reconnected with my body, it told me clearly that sleep has to be my #1 priority, and that I need more “breath breaks” throughout the day. (Click here for an audio “Voo breathing.”) Slowing down is not easy for me, but it’s a message my body keeps sending me.

After reassessing, what is the ONE THING you will commit to in the next week to make a change? It does not have to be a big thing. My motto: “A little is better than nothing.”

Once you decide on your One Thing, ask yourself what do you need to do differently to make your commitment happen?

For me, the commitment is to be to be IN BED before 11pm. What I need to do differently: set my alarm for when I will quit and start to wind down for the evening. And actually STOP when it goes off!

As I go through the week, if I find myself NOT doing what I need to do, I will stop to figure out why? Did I fall prey to doing “just one more thing,” did I get distracted by my phone, did I find I was just too tired and so went slower, did I not take into account the things that must be done before bedtime?

(Feel free to ask me whether I did it in a week!)

Assess your connections on a regular basis, and address any blocks with your healing practices. Keeping those crucial connections strong could be THE thing that will turn things around for you.

And if you need anyone to come alongside you in this endeavor—sometimes we can’t see it ourselves—or need someone to whom you are accountable, consider getting coaching at HealingCodesCoaching.com.

A friend of mine was asked to fill out a survey asking, “Are you optimistic or pessimistic about 2021?”

How would you answer this?

As I reflected on this, I came to the conclusion that I’m both optimistic and pessimistic. It all depends on which perspective I’m coming from.

And my “both” answer is also based on looking back on 2020.

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From an outward perspective, looking at the world and all that happened, it was awful. I don’t have to remind you of the negatives: a global pandemic. Racial unrest. Political instability. Violence. Unemployment. Businesses lost. Lives lost. Friendships and families torn asunder by the polarization that has only grown.

My heart has broken many times over these things.

And 2021 so far hasn’t exactly given us much reason to think things will get that much better, though there are glimmers of hope.

Personally, 2020 was also a time of loss for me. My mother. My cat and last pet. Difficult diagnoses that, if the doctors are right, will only get worse.

Outwardly, not much cause for optimism.

I’m sure you have your own losses and challenges. No use glossing them over. It was a year of suffering.

I recently gave a custom Healing Code for the Emotional Inflammation from all of this. (You can go here to access the custom Healing Code for emotional inflammation. Use this password to access the correct page: EIHC2021.)

When you look at life strictly from a human perspective, if you base your hope on what human beings can do (though we can do some pretty amazing things), I think you would tend to be pessimistic.

Yet, I’m also optimistic.

I’m optimistic because human beings do not have the last word.

God does.

And God’s Word says he’s at work, busy making all things new.

God’s last word says he has a plan, he’s working to head up all things under his kingdom which is all about “righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 14:17)

When I look at my inner world, I am optimistic. I have seen what God has done even last year, turning the lousy outward circumstances for good in my life and the lives of those I’m close to.

Take, for instance, my broken foot. God got so much mileage out of that one for me, and I’ve written about it some. I won’t go into details, but the timing was such that it actually answered at least two other prayers I had been praying.

Also, it helped me to slow down—something I apparently was unable to do without a little tough love on God’s part. (I had actually told God, “I know you’ve been telling me to slow down, but I just don’t know how.” Allowing me to break my foot–which happened because I was rushing–was God’s answer. By God’s grace, I didn’t need crutches, I didn’t need surgery. It slowed me down just enough to answer my prayer.) The lesson is sticking; I really am slowing down.

When my business also slowed down, I was able to get PUA assistance, and the time allowed me to work on some exciting new programs for you.

What about you? Can you look back on 2020 and see any ways God has turned some difficulty into a blessing?

He can do that for everything, I believe. The key is to entrust the situation to him.

“God, I don’t know what you’re doing here, it sure looks like a terrible situation to me right now. But I believe you, being God, can by definition do anything. And I believe you are good. So, because of your infinite wisdom and creativity, I’m going to entrust this situation, this year, to your creativity, goodness and wisdom.”

Then, get curious and hopeful about what he will do. Even if the curiosity is laced with a bit of skepticism (“God, I can’t wait to see how you can turn this into something good”), it seems to be enough to give space for God to work. 

Curiosity and hope—that will get us through 2021 so that, a year from now, we can look back and say, “it was the worst of times, and—only because of God—it was also the best of times.”

And if you need help with being able to trust God because of past negative experiences, with religion or relationships (both affect our relationship with God), feel free to contact me for some coaching. Some of my new approaches really help with this. A client told me just the other day, “You’re the first person who was able to hold space for me to heal my relationship with God. I’ve seen breakthroughs since.” 

I’m not surprised that she’s had breakthroughs. Our relationship with God affects everything. Connecting with the Source of Life seems an obvious first step to walking the path of life.

So, 2020 was at best a challenging year for every person on the planet.

And at worst . . . it was the worst year of their lives.

And yet . . . for some of us, there was a “yeah but” from God that offset some of the negative. I’ve been writing about some of mine all year on this blog.

There is a promise from God’s Word that I claim every morning, and I think it’s a good one to claim for 2021:

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Remember, God himself goes before you into 2021. He knows exactly what you will face each day. He has exactly what you will need to get through with grace and grit. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.

If you weren’t dealing with grief before the global pandemic, I suspect you’re dealing with it now, in one way or another. Who hasn’t lost something in the pandemic, even if it’s only the familiar way of being able to “do life”?

Many are dealing with loss of so much more. Loss of health. Loss of a loved one (including a pet). Loss of connections. Loss of work, of income. Loss of a sense of stability. Loss of a dream. Loss of faith. Loss of a marriage.

If you have unhealed grief issues from the past, likely any of the more recent losses just make the grief feel even worse. Grief is cumulative, and time does not automatically heal it. That is a myth.

Dr. Bernard McGrane, Professor of Sociology at Chapman University, says that “unresolved grief is the major underlying issue in most people’s lives.” Incomplete recovery from grief can have lifelong negative effects on your capacity for happiness—not to mention your health.

If you’ve felt that your healing has not progressed as you would like, it could well be that unhealed grief is the block.

If you were to tally all the losses of your life, how many would you say feel resolved?

If none or few of them are resolved, I suggest you make grief recovery a priority. According to Grief Recovery Specialist Lynnette Hetzler and others, grief is the natural human response to loss, and there is a process of recovery from grief that is specific.

I invited Lynnette to share both her story of grief recovery and The Healing Codes, and more about the specific steps to recovering from grief. The live webinar interview took place on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.

On the call Lynnette and I covered:

  • myths about grief that can impede your recovery.

  • kinds of losses that need to be grieved.

  • ramifications, physical and emotional, of not dealing with grief.

  • are there “stages” of grief to work through? (The answer may surprise you.)

  • steps to grief recovery.

  • how grief recovery and The Healing Codes work together.

In addition, Lynnette answered questions.

Sign up below to access the recording of the call.

God’s “Yeah Buts”

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As you know, one of the things we address with The Healing Codes are lies we have come to believe–what many call Limiting Beliefs.

Limiting beliefs rear their head, we are told, in the “yeah buts” that spring to mind when we want to move toward expansion. Some call it the Ego Mind that seeks to protect you from any kind of change, which is deemed dangerous by that part of our brain.

Say your intention is to finally heal an addiction. Ego Mind immediately bombards you with thoughts like, “How many times have you tried to quit and you didn’t? Why bother? You’re a failure. You can’t do this, and in fact, you can’t do anything right.”

The Limiting Belief gives way to the Harmful Action of beating yourself up. And then you feel you’re not good enough, you don’t deserve good things, etc. etc.

Lots of fodder for Healing Code work.

But what if we turned ‘yeah but” on its head?

Recently I asked how you would fill in the blank: “2020: A year of _____.

I resonated especially with one person’s answer, István from Hungary: “The year of chaos in the world, BUT DEEP (SPIRITUAL) CHANGES FOR ME AND MY FAMILY.”

István captures my experience as well. It’s been a year of contrasts . . . of God’s graces saying “yeah but” to the negatives.

We have all had to deal with changes and losses of all kinds. On top of the collective losses, which I fervently hope will bring us together and help us all grow spiritually, I’m sure everyone has personal challenges to deal with as well. Read More→

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