Denise Miller Holmes | May 16, 2011
Savvy Article #1106
Shredding another’s heart is how some people feel good about themselves. Unfortunately, I’ve been around too many people who think my heart is perfect fodder to boost their self-esteem.
In My Grief and Betrayal, I told of my one-year recovery from the greatest and most devastating rejection in my adult life. I was finding [...]
Denise Miller Holmes | September 14, 2009
Savvy Article #0924
Shame is a killer. It kills the heart, it kills the mind, it kills relationships, and it kills joy.
Of course, there is such a thing as healthy shame—the type of shame that leads us to sorrow and repentance. But, shame too often becomes toxic.
Denise Miller Holmes | July 21, 2009
Savvy Article #0920
How do you heal from the betrayal and loss of a trusted friend? I’ve been learning how over the past year.
For one thing, I realized that I was not alone in my pain. Betrayal from someone you trust is universal and ancient. David spoke of his own betrayal by a friend in Psalm [...]
Denise Miller Holmes | June 1, 2009
Savvy Article #0914
This verse is a command: “Forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, . . .” (Philippians 3:13b, NASB)
It says to let go of the past. It implies that unless we do, we can’t reach forward to the future. It does not say how we are to accomplish this, however, [...]
Denise Miller Holmes | May 25, 2009
Savvy Article #0913
Should a Christian examine his past? No, according to those who quote the below verses:
“Forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:13b, 14a, NASB)