From the age of 17-20, I was extremely suicidal. Most people were unaware of this because I hid my inner turmoil behind a big smile. But the pain was real and it eventually became more than I could bear…..
All healthy relationships make space to engage in a balance of conversation that celebrates good and that confronts the bad.
I can guarantee you that you will encounter people who will not take the time to listen to your entire story.
I spent most of my life feeling indifferent about my name. That is, until I realized that it was a prophetic declaration of who I was to become, and what I was to do. 📚I’d like to help you reclaim your purpose. Click on https://john-eli.com/work-with-me/sch… to schedule a free 1 on 1 discovery session withContinue reading “What kind of name is John Eli?”
Our minds tend to catastrophize. That is, we have a tendency to think of the worst-case scenario in almost every situation. If this tendency isn’t addressed, we will find ourselves running from our passion and purpose. It’s time to silence negativity. Go out and be all that God created you to be!!! STOP POSTPONING YOURContinue reading “Then there’s that possibility….”
The one who held me captive was cruel and hateful. Although he was human, he acted aggressively against me, stealing every ounce of joy and trace of peace that lived in my soul. I wanted him to go away and let me live my life, but there was no escaping him. “Why?” you may ask…..Continue reading “Part of the healing?”
Making that phone call was absolutely one of the scariest things that I have ever done. However, it helped clarify the truth surrounding a lie that I had believed for years. Owning up to believing the lie paved the way to hear the truth that I needed to hear.
The good book tells us to stay away from every kind of evil (1 These 5:22). Knowing this, it is important for us to recognize that evil also comes in the form of accusations, judgment, and unforgiveness. Your past may include a multitude of poor decisions and mishaps made on your part. Nevertheless, those wereContinue reading “Freedom from the pain of judgment”
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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 isContinue reading “Healing from pain”