You are not defined by your past. For in Christ, you are a new creation.
"I felt so alone, so angry, so used, violated and worthless.
It doesn’t matter how many times you failed or got knocked down, God will meet you right where you are. It’s at the end of yourself that God shows up.
"I lost my childhood memories that day along with the details"
I had been to a few different secular therapist throughout the years and had not found peace till I came to Through The Gate.
"Through the Gate has truly given me a freedom to grow"
Because of what Jesus has done, I love and accept myself. He has given me a new nature... All of my confusing thoughts and questions are answered through God’s Word.
"Being pushed out of my comfort zone was all part of growing!"
Trusting in the Lord was a hard thing to learn because I had never really trusted anyone in my life. So now I had to learn how to trust in someone that I couldn’t even see.
"pride tells you 'I’m not like THOSE people'"
When I started to view TTG as an opportunity and not a punishment, my heart and life truly began to transform and change.
"...no matter how you feel or what you think, God can pull you through it"
I had no relationship with God....I might have talked to Him a time or two but I didn’t really know Him or understand the gospel. I was not familiar with His promises and faithfulness.
"Jesus is the only thing more powerful than addiction"
A relationship with Jesus is the only thing that’s given me a chance. Without that hunger for Him, I would have no recovery.