What I’m learning from Angry Birds, public outbursts, and church people

My initial reaction was nausea… then the nausea was followed by deep sorrow…. My heart hurt for this young man. I’m almost sure that he was completely blind-sighted by the backlash caused by his shirt. I’m positive that all he wanted to do was share the gospel. Instead, he was tar and feathered by two bitter crows.

Healing from pain

Many of us become accustomed to the pain that we experience after a traumatic experience.-After time passes it is difficult to part from what you have come to experience as "normal."-Nevertheless, in order for you to grow, you must learn to "let go."-You must release your grip on your pain in order to heal.-It is … Continue reading Healing from pain

Freedom from past choices

Do you ever find yourself re-living the consequences of past choice over and over again?.... If so, here is some hope for you. - - - Unapologetically yours, John Eli Garay JoJohn Eli is a transformational life coach who has spent over 15 years mentoring individuals in life skills, career transitions, and through organizational change. His … Continue reading Freedom from past choices

Shadows

Refuse to allow the shadows of life to hold you captive.Use them to remind yourself that God is near.You were born to be victorious.*share with someone who could use some hope today* John Eli is a transformational life coach who has spent over 15 years mentoring individuals in life skills, career transitions, and through organizational change. … Continue reading Shadows

Don’t you dare try to tell me how to feel! (pt. 1)

My life has been filled with people who have “lovingly” tried to tell me “how to feel”, “when to feel”, and “what not to feel.”

Pain & Beauty: The start of my new journey

... for a brief moment, I experienced the agony that Jesus felt as he carried the weight of our sin to the cross. I felt waves of sadness, heartache, and disappointment... Yet, at the same time I was overtaken by a Tsunami of love…..