Hello! I am glad you’ve stumbled upon my blog! My name is Charis M. Rooks and this blog will serve as a safe place, a haven of sorts, where I can share my stories with you, the reader. I will share my triumphs, I will share my struggles, and I will above all share my truth no matter how difficult it may be. I want nothing more than to tell you the stories that have made me the person I am today and perhaps give you a place to share your thoughts as well.
Why Should I Pray After Divorce?
is something that more and more people are being faced with each day.
case is fundamentally similar and worlds different so finding a way to cope
with the daily struggle is essential.
many, there is a real struggle to see the benefits of prayer in a time when you
feel like everyone and everything has let you down.
lost and alone is typical following a major life change like a divorce and as
such something as simple as prayer can be incredibly powerful and moving.
is not an uncommon feeling to be bitter and feel as if God let you down and
allowed your divorce to happen, there is another way of approaching this,
most, the feelings of bitterness only deepen as the days go on and many feel
that they cannot approach God because God allowed divorce to shake their lives
to the very foundation.
these feelings of bitterness are common, they do not have to rule your life or
rule your recovery and personal journey to growth.
has his hand in everything that makes up our lives; there may be a greater
purpose that we are not able to see at the time because of our own personal
pain and feelings of anger toward God.
for those that have struggled with multiple divorces, it may seem as if God has
abandoned you or as if God is punishing you but you can know for certain that
God loves and cares for you deeply. We all sin and we all struggle every day
with our faith and our devotion to God, but prayer can be the guiding light
that makes your connection with God so much stronger and so much more
a divorce, there are some that may turn to prayer not out of desperation but
rather to prove to them that it does not work or that they cannot be helped.
it may seem terrible to some, often we only turn to prayer in our darkest hour
in a time of true desperation.
understand that this does not mean that you are using God as a last resort.
Rather, it means that in our time of greatest weakness and greatest personal
struggle we admit that what we are doing is not enough and we admit that we
need the help and guidance that only God can provide.
is a form of communication with the creator and a link to all things that are
so much larger than us. Prayer can put your mind at ease, calm you, and change
speaking daily to God, you can take all the troubles that you feel and let go
and let God and begin to heal from divorce and anything else that troubles
This is the
confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his
will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know
that we have what we asked of him.
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see just what we can do to help you on your road to personal recovery.
Charis is passionate about speaking the truth and working to spread the word of God and its healing power. In addition to founding Divorce Recovery Advocates for Women INC., Charis is the Editor in Chief /CEO of Inspired Grace Media Productions and founder of Inspired Grace Ministries.Charis served in the Celebrate Recovery Ministry (locally) for 9 years in which 5 years were dedicated to serving as an CR Training Coach and CR Pastor. Charis currently serves as Lead Discipleship and Prayer Pastor at Inspired Grace International Ministries.
Charis is teacher of the word, testimonial speaker, divorce recovery facilitator, certified life coach, and celebrated author.
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