Betrayal {Series}

Stuck in the Replays of Life? {Series}:Betrayal and Living Again
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Stuck in the Replays of Life? {Series}:Betrayal and Living Again

We are closing in on the finish line, friends! This is the second to last post of my Betrayal series. December is almost here! Wow! Where has the time gone? This week, however, I am stepping it up a bit and posting twice 🙂 I’d love for you to come back Wednesday when I share some special behind the scenes thankfulness. November is not only Thanksgiving, but it is also National Adoption Month and I’ve got a powerful story to share with you about the miracle of adoption.

Now for today! Are you stuck in life allowing the past more power than the present or the future? It’s time to get unstuck and rebuild your life. So today, let’s talk about living again, getting unstuck, and moving forward!
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Strength from the Vantage Point of Today
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Strength from the Vantage Point of Today

This week’s topic in the series is “Betrayal and Lessons Learned”. Learning lessons from betrayal is nothing we stand in line for, but the learning and growth we can make from these seasons can bring us a strength we never knew we possessed.

“When a woman gives birth, she has a hard time, there’s no getting around it. But when the baby is born, there is joy in the birth. This new life in the world wipes out memory of the pain. The sadness you have right now is similar to that pain, but the coming joy is also similar. When I see you again, you’ll be full of joy, and it will be a joy no one can rob from you. You’ll no longer be so full of questions. John 16:21-23 MSG

Betrayal stinks. However, as much as it stinks, if we do the work, God will use that pain to create a good. It is a good that we most likely won’t recognize in the midst of the hurt, but a good that will someday amount to more than we can ever imagine.

“Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success.” – William Saroyan

From the vantage point of today, I have a clearer view of the pain of my yesterdays.

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Life Really Isn’t Fair: Betrayal and Unconditional Acceptance {Series}
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Life Really Isn’t Fair: Betrayal and Unconditional Acceptance {Series}

Thank you for joining me for the continuation of “7 Truths to Remember About Betrayal”! If you missed the first installments you can find them here: Week 1 – An overview. What are the 7 truths? Week 2 – Guilt Week 3 – Identity And if you are new here and haven’t gotten my companion…