by Joan Kelley, oneLifemaps Facilitator Whether we like it or not, the bible is clear that we will all have hardships. We don’t know when or what they will be, but we do know they will be different for each of us. We also know that God gives us the ability to choose in each […]
by Joan Kelley, oneLifemaps Facilitator Maybe you have days when the only prayer you can utter sounds like an emergency call for help like, “God show up! God, just show up as I send my kids to their first day school, as I get the doctors report, as I handle a conflict situation at work, […]
by Joan Kelley, oneLifemaps Director of Facilitator Development Life at our house in the last couple months has been challenging to say the least, as we have faced grieving the loss of our son. Someone asked me recently in an interview, ”How do you have the strength or the courage to keep going?” I think […]
By Joan Kelley, Director of Facilitator Development for Listen to my Life Hot, humid days like this make me think of the long summer days on the farm I grew up on. A day like today might be a good one for baling hay or walking the soy bean rows pulling weeds. I can smell […]
By Sharon Swing, Co-Author Listen to My Life The old adage, ‘time will heal’ is not really true. What is done with time is what seems to make a difference in how people respond to loss. There are various conscious and unconscious choices hurting people make about how they approach this time that they may […]
By Sharon Swing, Co-Author Listen to My Life Resentment is our demand that the past be different. Put that way, it sounds like a futile pursuit – and it is. Nelson Mandella once said, “Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for your enemy to die.” Wise words, wouldn’t you say? No matter how hard […]
by Sibyl Towner, Co-Author Listen to My Life Listen to a video by Sibyl Towner as she talks about Listening to God in the company of others and this piece of artwork.
by Bonnie Ferris, a Listen to My Life Listening Group Facilitator I knew it wouldn’t be easy as time went on, but at the time it was exciting. We were moving from a townhouse with no real dining room to hold our growing family to a rambling ranch on an acre of ground in a […]