“May God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior give you grace and peace.” ~Titus 1:4b This has been a long time coming. I have to apologize for that. Finding the words to express my heart proved more difficult than I thought. Just sitting down to give words to what’s been going on inside of […]
I forget how fragile my heart can be. Not just the one that beats inside my chest. That has its own fragility, yes. If it stops, I cease to exist this side of heaven. The heart that shepherds my mind, will, and thoughts… Well, it is even more delicate. It has been broken many […]
The book of James likens the Word of God to a mirror. One glance is supposed to tell you what needs attending to. What needs to be fixed. You look into the glass—the Bible—and you see who you really are. I got such a glimpse this morning. What I saw left me disappointed but not […]
Isaiah 43:18-19 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” A global pandemic. Economic upheaval. And racial conflict. This is not a time I […]
Sometimes our journey of healing means being an advocate for another to a leader humble enough to receive. Ya’kov said to him, “My lord knows that the children are small, and the sheep and cattle suckling their young concern me, because if they overdrive them even one day, all the flocks will die. Instead, please, […]
When the fear of moving forward gets to be too much.
As we walk this journey of healing, we’ll encounter seeds along the way. Divine pieces of revelation that point us toward health and wholeness. Some might call them nuggets or little treasures. I prefer seeds. Not only must you pick them up, you must plant them. Tend them. Water them. Bring them refreshment and nourishment. […]
Cliff Young is a marriage and family therapist and senior pastor of New Hope Christian Center in Lomita, CA. Cliff shares with us what to expect on our journey of healing. Episode 1 Episode 2