losing faith

Posted on: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 1:52pm
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how do you keep the faith when life keeps getting harder and harder??? it doesn't seem to be getting any easier. ever since i lost my dad it seems like one bad thing keeps happening after the other and i don't know what to do anymore or if i can take any other bad things happening. in your darkest times how do you keep the faith, what do you do to get yourself out of it?

Posted on: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 2:03pm
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Hi hear ya. Sorry whats going on with you. I try and focus on the positive things in life. It is tough though because its waaaay easier to be pessimistic than optimistic. I guess I try to be grateful in the touhest times and I think that helps me get through each day...one day at a time.

Posted on: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 2:50pm
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Hi Digby, I know that you have been going through a very hard time after losing your father but I didn't know that there were other factors as well. Sometimes it really feels like when it rains it is a hailstorm but just like any storm, this too will pass. I've gone through such a roller coaster ride of good times and tough times but one thing that I know for certain is that the tough times always pass. My faith has been tested so many times but somehow the tough times make my faith even stronger. Like Jimmy, I like to focus on what I am grateful for and that always turns my energy around. I will journal about what I am grateful for at the end of each day and I feel a ton better. If I'm having a rough day, then I will do it in the morning or any time of day. I'll even recite what I'm grateful for to myself and that helps too.

Posted on: Wed, 08/21/2019 - 9:34am
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Joined: 08/12/2019 - 12:02

it's so challenging to keep the faith day to day, i myself have that issue but i pray and pray a lot. that always help keep my faith and its been tested a lot lately so i've been praying a lot more.

Posted on: Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:09pm
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been practicing being more positive and as hard as it is it does help a lot. i appreciate all of the support here, it's helped me through this dark time.

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