Linda Graf is the author of Bitter Truth: My story of Bitterness, Grace and Repentance. It tells the story of her battle with bitterness and anger, ultimately resulting in forgiveness and joy. She and her husband David have been involved in music ministry for the past 28 years, and since 1999 she has been on staff at Front Range Alliance Church as the Worship Ministries Director. She loves ministering to women and longs for them to understand and believe that they can break free from sinful behaviors and habits through the power of the Holy Spirit. Linda enjoys sharing her testimony of repentance and healing from bitterness through writing and speaking to groups.
What if someone is harboring bitterness – against you? If they are angry with you and unwilling to discuss or reconcile, what then? What if you have tried to understand and apologize for what you’ve done to offend them, and they only heap more accusations on you? This is difficult and heartbreaking at the very least. A bitter person by definition is someone who has decided what the truth is already – and will not accept any opposingRead More
I can think of few things more draining than hanging out with someone who is mired in bitterness. When I remember where I was, back in that pit, I am still amazed and grateful for the ones who listened to me and my kind husband who loved and encouraged me. But I also remember the story of how my two friends grieved and cried over the situation between myself and my great nemesis. They were so sad and frustrated with me! MyRead More
Author Donald S. Whitney did a guest blog post on crossway.org in which he listed ten questions to ponder in the new year: The beginning of a new year is an ideal time to stop, look up, and get our bearings. To that end, here are some questions to ask prayerfully in the presence of God. What’s one thing you could do this year to increase your enjoyment of God? What’s the most humanly impossible thing youRead More