Too often we teach our children to be kind one to another, and then we forget the admonition as adults. True forgiveness and kindness are cut from the same cloth; it is impossible to demonstrate one without declaring the other.
Now that you may have recognized help is needed in your life, how do you know where to go to get the right help? There needs to be an internal connection (trust) for this to work. Frankly, it can be quite a circuitous path to find the help you need.
Spiritual abuse is used as a way to manipulate and control, and it usurps divine authority in order to promote self, which is the opposite of what God does.
Sometimes it takes work and effort to put yourself in a position where you can hear God.
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Two paths promise to lead you to your desired destination. However, the one you choose may not be the most popular, but it may lead you to true happiness.
When the world and its negativity threaten to suck the joy right out of you, drawing near to God can cause it to flood back into your life.
Hope is not a rejection of your present circumstances. As God often works, hope is strengthened in its quality by your present, hopeless circumstances.