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  • Asking for Forgiveness

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    I have mentioned in my journals before that my ex decided this year to transition careers from nursing into law enforcement. When he initially brought this up months ago, I was shocked because for years he always been so excited about his career in health...
  • Anger

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    As I mentioned in my previous posts I had been trying to get a hold of my family friend to talk. Sunday she told me that she and her husband were going to take my ex out to lunch and she was going to talk to him. So last night I went to her house and...
  • I am struggling

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    This morning my friend that I have been trying to talk to text me and said we could meet at Starbucks later today or tomorrow. I was so relieved because I prayed that God would give her the time to talk to me. I was one of the first people in the sanctuary...
  • D36-37

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    D36- Committing to reading the Bible everyday and doing a Bible study. As I am getting closer to the end of the 40 days I have been looking for another study to pick up on after this one. I have a couple in mind, I will go to the store this weekend and...
  • Day 35

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    Today's dare is about finding a marriage mentor. I have a couple ladies who I go to when I am in need of some advice or share prayer requests with them. One of them I feel like has been taken away currently, but hopefully God can help restore that...
  • Day 34 and Godliness

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    Yesterday was day 34, and here is it the end of today already. I have been taking my time on this one, trying to make sure I am digesting it in the correct way. The dare was to commend him on something he had demonstated Christian character in. Yesterday...
  • Day 33- Needing some prayers to get back on track

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    Saturday I tried to get back into the Dares and pick up where I had left off the week before. I was forcing myself to do it. I read day 31, it is about marriage. We are not married. I turned to day 32, it is about sex. Again, we are not married, I didn't...
  • This weeks update

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    I wanted to give an update on the rollercoaster of the last week. Last say Thursday/Friday is when I stopped reading the Love Dare, day 31 I believe. I had a lot going on and I didn't feel God was leading me to continue. Sunday rolls around and after...
  • Is this too extreme?

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    First of all, I cannot believe I am at Day 28. When I started this, my boyfriend and I were still together and then a week and half ago he left me. I dont' have much of a reason for why, all he said was he wasn't happy. I think that he has been...
  • I was doing so good

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    I hadn't planned on posting today. But seems I am all of a sudden back tracking big time. Yesterday I talked to a mutual friend of my ex and I. I pretty much told her I didn't know what to do. She said she wanted to know his side of the story...
  • Forgiveness

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    This morning my mom called and woke me up. I had to run something over to her house, so I literally rolled out of bed and got in the car. As I was driving back home I was getting so frustrated over things my ex had done weeks ago. I was getting mad at...
  • Growth is painful

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    Earlier this week I talked to someone about how to handle seeing him every Sunday. She told me I needed to get up early and prepare. Read the Bible and pray, have plenty of time to prepare your mind and not be rushing late and then it all hit you in the...
  • Day 23- Deciphering emotions

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    Last night after I called him and sounded like a nervous middle schooler and told him I loved him, I felt relieved, and very thankful that God gave me the strength for it. I felt more at peace about the situation with my ex than I had in a few weeks....
  • Update from earlier today- day 22

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    In my post earlier today, I talked about how I had to get through this dare. I had to trust God. I prayed all day long. All day long about this. When I got home from work, I sat down and read the dare again. I read my Bible and I prayed for a long time...
  • How do I carry this out?

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    It has been a few days, so first to catch up on my journey- Day 20 was about daring to take God at his word and accepting his salvation. It was a difficult day of rollercoaster emotions, I would be ok one minute, and a disaster the next. I relied on God...
  • Where Do I stand?

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    Yesterday was Day 19. I wasn't able to sleep so I got a jumpstart on the day. I was able to read the dare and take plenty of time, without being rushed or interrupted. The dare was about asking God where you stand with Him and to give me the grace...
  • Day 18- Seeking to Understand…or not understand?

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    Thank you to Tim for you comments on my last post. I had been trying to decide what to do next. I have been learning so much from this book, things that apply outside of a relationship with significant other. And at the same time not wanting to give up...
  • Should I Continue?

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    Yesterday was horrible. He text me and said he guesses we should talk. So he came over and said he wasn't happy and wants his happiness back. He kept asking me to say something but I had nothing to say. You are sitting here stabbing a knife in me...
  • Day 16- Praying for strength to even get up

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    I don't have words to express my feelings. I am so broken. I have not gotten out of my bed today. I read Dare 16, and I have been praying all morning. Just praying for even comfort and calm moments. There are so many things I don't understand...
  • It's Over

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    If I can write this through my tears. He sent me a text and said he is not happy and its over. He said it has been a long time coming. But he cant even come over to tell me personally, he has to go out to a football game with his family. I have never...
  • Day 15- Getting difficult

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    Day 15- Difficult I feel like these dares are becoming more difficult. Yesterdays didn’t go so well, I prayed about it through the day and asked God what and how I needed to complete this. I didn’t even get to see him, or really even talk...
  • Update: D9-D14

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    The busyness of this time of year has kept me from posting this week. I have still been working through the dares each day. Wanted to give an update- I was able to get away for a few hours and spend time with God as well as just being still and His presence...
  • 8/19- Slowing down, getting out of my own way

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    This morning I was reading comments on my journal. I am very appreciative of those calling me out for not doing dares as intended and some other hard truths. Because I am an engineer, I want to fix things, I want to problems solve, stay on schedule, analyze...
  • Day 8- 8/18. Harder than I expected

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    I read this dare over and over this morning. I looked at the negative list and each time was reminded how I have held on to a few of those items so tightly the last month or so. I spent time in prayer, threw the list in the trash, and went to work. Throughout...
  • Day 7 8/17

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    I loved the analogy of the rooms- Appreciation room and depreciation room. This opened my eyes to what I have been doing. Just making laps around the depreciation room and only peeking my head into the appreciation room. This can apply to other areas...
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