CompassionateLove Blog: Displaying compassion for those who struggle with mental illness Always The Fight Ministries (c)2017 Nancy Virden
Play the chant backward and you might hear Jeanette’s tale: baby in the baby carriage, marriage, then unending love from a source she never expected.
Her boyfriend-turned-husband cheated, convinced her to submit to sexual abuse in the name of religion, and nearly took her life. This marriage from hell almost destroyed her. Her confusion was compounded by wrong and ineffective advice from people in and outside of her church. She was not believed. She was blamed, and expected to change her ways to make this dangerous union work.
Hear Jeanette’s story and more on the CompassionateLove Radio page of this website.
Today’s Helpful Word
“Let your unfailing love surround us, LORD, for our hope is in you alone.”
NOTE: I am not a doctor or mental health professional. I speak only from personal experiences with and observations of mental illness. In no way is this website intended to substitute for professional mental health care.
If you are struggling emotionally today or feeling suicidal, or concerned about someone who is, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Hope and help can be yours.