How do we keep going when it hurts? When an argument feels bigger than an argument. When someone’s hurt us. When we’ve said things we didn’t mean, or things we did mean, but we regret. When words have cut deep. When we struggle to forgive–forgive ourselves or another.
How do we know what to do next . . . what to say?
How do we stay in relationship—and find the will and the courage to love—when we’re frustrated, overwhelmed, fearful about what might be coming?
These are good questions, important questions. But the bigger question is this: How do we keep from hardening our hearts? Because it’s really easy to go into survival mode, to take control and protect ourselves, to close our hearts off from hurt, to close them off from God.
But, now, is precisely when we need Him most.
So, the most important question is this: how do we keep our hearts open to God’s presence in the midst of the difficult thing? Listen in . . .