Mother and daughter, Pat Domangue and Taylor Draughn link arms and expertise to present Quest For Wholeness: Healing the Broken, a blog and podcast series with solid biblical teaching and godly professional counseling. Listen to our Quest For Wholeness Podcasts: Podcast 3 Download QFW Podcast 3 Listening Guide
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My earthly daddy was not perfect, but he gave me a beautiful picture of God’s love and what relationship with God might be like. I hope my story about my daddy encourages you in your relationship with our perfect heavenly Daddy. Ephesians 2:18 For through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father. We have access to the Father, an open door invitation. So – How Do We Ask God?
Why do I not ask God? If I believe that God who created and formed this universe also created me, has a plan for me and desires a loving relationship with me, why wouldn’t I ask? After a lot of time praying, seeking, and listening to sermons, I have found two main reasons I often do not ask. (Today I will address one reason and save the other for my next blog.) I believe the first reason we do not ask is because we don’t believe we can trust God. …
The next few blog posts will focus on understanding that “asking” matters to God. Asking means relationship and relationship matters to God. Since relationship with God is the underlying tone in these next few blog posts, I am asking you to keep the word, “relationship” on the forefront of your mind today. Today we will answer the questions, “What can we ask God for and on what basis can we ask?”
Do you ever feel like your faith is not enough and wish you had more faith? I know I have felt this way. What do we do when we feel our faith is lacking? We pray. We ask. We say, “Lord, I want more faith!” May the Lord give you increase more and more, you and your children. Psalm 115:14
I loved this song when I was a child, but I had no realization of how much the devil did not like joy in my heart! “I got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart, down in my heart, down in my heart. I got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart, down in my heart to stay. And if the devil doesn’t like it he can sit on a tack (Ouch!), sit on a tack (Ouch!), sit on a tack (Ouch!), and if …
Hear a word about fear from my daughter, Taylor Draughn. Taylor counsels at the Christian Counseling Center in West Monroe, LA. Fear and Comfort Zones We all have them, but we don’t like talking about them. It makes us all uncomfortable, but it is something that we have to talk about. What I am talking about is comfort zones.
Today’s lesson is a hard one. Today’s lesson is a scary one. Today’s lesson is a real one. I hope this post stirs up great faith in your impossible circumstances and causes you to look beyond the fear and believe that our God is well able and willing. He is able to heal in the most impossible circumstances whether physical, emotional, relational, spiritual… For with God nothing will be impossible! (Luke 1:37)
Today’s post is from my daughter, Taylor Draughn who counsels many people who struggle with hope in her counseling practice at the Christian Counseling Center at White’s Ferry Church in West Monroe, LA . Let her words of encouragement minister to you and build you up in faith and hope.
Welcome to Week 2 of our Quest for Wholeness blog. If you haven’t already listened to our podcast, make sure you take the 25 minutes to do so! Today’s blog will help you see past the “hopeless” situations in your life and put your hope in Christ. If you hear no other word today, hear this: God is good; God is in control, and God loves you!