Profit from Your Suffering

Don’t waste suffering by wallowing in darkness. When you can profit from suffering by focusing on learning life’s lessons in trials and tribulations. – The battle every believer faces.

I prayed to God for guidance a few days ago. Was confused about the direction to go with writing the Memoir and relinquished control over to Him. I wasn’t expecting a fast response nor ready for His answer.

While listening to Profiting from Suffering by Dr. Charles Stanley on InTouch Ministries (my favorite) His answer was clear.

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Being Grateful in Times of Hardship

A while back, I was talking with my baby sister about past memories of abuse. She became worried and expressed concern about me being so negative all the time.

I thought, she doesn’t understand. I’m in the process of writing a Memoir, and recalling past memories of abuse is essential.

It’s an emotional outpouring and slow process that takes time. And remembering painful memories of abuse will make you a bit down at times.

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Making Better Choices

Change begins with making better choices. The choices you make in life are often the result of parental guidance or the lack thereof. Parental supervision and physical environment influence your mindset and dictate the decisions you make in adulthood.

Updated on: November 17, 2019

My choices and decisions created severe pain and anguish. In my early twenties, I was flat broke and eating at soup kitchens and city missions in Oakland, California.

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