How do you cope with fear of following your heart’s desires? When I wrote When God Says No to the Desires of Your Heart, I focused on the idea that God said “no” to your heart’s desires. Since then, I realized that we put more barriers to our own hopes, dreams and goals than God does! Even Christians who follow, trust and love Jesus tend to love more out of fear than faith.
These prayers for softened hearts are inspired by the story of Jacob’s ladder or stairway to Heaven in Genesis 28. Jacob’s dream didn’t soften or heal his hard heart, but it did inspire him to make a vow to the Lord. God spoke to Jacob, blessed him, and promised not to leave him.
The hardest thing about starting a new relationship – or rebuilding trust in a damaged relationship – is the risk of heartbreak. How do you know if you can trust a man with your heart? What if he leaves or betrays you, stops loving you, or destroys your trust in him?
How do you talk to God when you can’t or don’t know how to pray? There are no rules for talking to Jesus, and you won’t find rote prayers here on She Blossoms. Instead, here are five tips for talking to God when you’re not sure about praying.
You believe God exists, but your faith is weak or even dead. Where’s the joy, life, spirit?! These tips for increasing your faith in God will help you grow stronger, healthier, and more joyful than you’ve ever been.
You’d be surprised how many people feel heavy-hearted, yet hide their sadness and despondence. My ideas for healing your heart will show you that you’re not alone. Heavy-heartedness isn’t fun — but the good news is you will find a light, joyful heart if you look in the right place.