love & forgiveness

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A Change of Heart – Blossom Tip 82

When was the last time your heart was changed by something you saw, did, or felt? Maybe your heart was warmed when a friend called unexpectedly or a stranger helped you push a heavy shopping cart through a snowy parking lot. Maybe your heart was softened by a baby’s big eyes and smile, or lightened by a glimpse of God’s glory in a sunrise, burst of laughter, or sweet taste of strawberries.

How to Love Even When You Know the Truth – Blossom Tip 72

Visions of Vocation: Common Grace for the Common Good is one of the first books I’ve been assigned to read (I just started my Master of Divinity degree at Regent College in Vancouver, BC — though I think it should be called a “Servant of Divinity”! Not sure I’ll ever be equipped to master divinity, no matter how good the professors are).

What to Do While You’re Waiting – Blossom Tip 57

What’s the longest you’ve waited for something? Maybe it was an hour for a bus, or a week for test results. Maybe it was a month for a job offer, or a year for a husband. Maybe it was a decade for a loved one to return, or a lifetime for a prayer to be answered. Maybe you’re still waiting. Maybe […]

How to Start Forgiving Your Mom for Hurting You

What’s the best gift to give your mom on Mother’s Day – or any day of the year? Forgiveness. Learning how to forgive your mother for hurting you will change your relationship with her. Even better, forgiveness will free your heart and soul from the burden of anger, bitterness, and guilt. “Since I was young I’ve never been good enough […]

When You Feel Scared You’ll Never Be Loved

“How to overcome fear” is our theme on She Blossoms this week. What do you do when you feel scared you’ll never be loved? It’s a natural, normal fear that we all struggle with. Every day I get comments and questions about coping with the fear of being alone. Here’s what one reader said on my article about wanting to […]