Watch, listen to, read and share the July Messages of Hope on forgiveness, conflict and chronic pain.
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How do you find forgiveness, deal with conflict and forgive someone else?
Many people live with chronic pain. Watch Stephen and Therese’s journey with chronic pain and hear about where they find hope.
MESSAGES OF HOPE IN JULY
Reconciling family conflict
As someone who has worked in reconciliation, Paul shares his own stories of conflict and what he has learned along the way. Discover insights that can help you in your relationships. Click here to listen.
A second chance
‘I remember many times, especially in my later high school years planning how I was going to run away, yelling into my pillow that I hated Dad. Family relationships don’t always work out the way we’d like them to, but it doesn’t necessarily mean giving up.’ Listen as Gavin and Dion share about their relationship when it was at its worst and how they got a second chance. Click here to listen.
One in five Australians suffers from chronic pain. It can be a debilitating condition, leading to personality changes and a heavy strain on relationships. How do you cope with pain that never goes away? Listen as Stephen and Therese share their journey of managing chronic pain and how it’s affected their relationships, lifestyle and purpose in life. Click here to listen.
I want to be healed
‘We tend to believe this lie of God is this Santa Claus and if we do all the right things and live a good life God will give us what we want”. Have you ever felt like life is ripping you off? That what you’re suffering is unjust? Stephen and Therese share their story of years of suffering and how they found ways to embrace life and live in hope. Click here to listen.
What about the carer?
‘I’ve become his carer and his protector. That role of changing from being a wife to that element of carer, that’s massive. Sometimes I’m just terrified.’ Listen as Therese shares her experiences and struggles with adjusting roles from wife to carer. What are the challenges, and how did she cope? Click here to listen.
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