Hope · prayer · The Link of Cullman County · Trust

5 Ways to Lose Hope

It’s true; sometimes life can be hard. At times, it can feel like there is nothing we can do to change our circumstances. It’s in those moments we can’t lose hope.   As you walk into our office at The Link of Cullman County, you will find yourself confronted with four large letters strategically placed on… Continue reading 5 Ways to Lose Hope

Patience · Surrender · Trust

How to be Patient when you are Impatient

“I never pray for patience,” my husband said matter-of-factly. “For I know if I do, I am going to end up in a traffic jam.” There is a bit of truth to that statement. I have the feeling, it sums up how many of us feel about the idea of learning patience. The reality is,… Continue reading How to be Patient when you are Impatient

addiction · Comfort · control · faith · Fear · Uncategorized

Uncomfortable: One Family’s Story of Reconciliation

Leslie never imagined her life would turn out that way. Addicted to drugs. Estranged from her family. Selling everything she had to eat and to use. She never imagined a day when the Department of Human Resources (DHR) would take her 3-year-old son, Garrett away from her. But it happened. A few weeks ago we discussed… Continue reading Uncomfortable: One Family’s Story of Reconciliation

Comfort · faith · Fear · obedience · prayer · Uncategorized · Uncomfortable

Feeling Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

I cannot stand being uncomfortable. I don’t like being too hot. I can’t stand it when I am so cold I am shivering.  New places can stretch me when I don’t know anyone because I feel awkward, shy, and vulnerable. It’s the worst. But sometimes being uncomfortable can be good for us. In fact, I’ve… Continue reading Feeling Comfortable with the Uncomfortable