My name is Debbie Kay and I am a Christian author whose calling is to comfort people who are hurting. With God's help, I have overcome many challenges in life. I know what it is like to be overwhelmed with sadness and grief and to have a heart so broken and battered, you don't know how you can possibly survive the pain. I also have experienced the wonder of having my pain and grief turned to joy, by a loving and caring Savior. As the mother of a special needs child and as someone with multiple auto-immune disorders, I have learned how to research to find resources and answers to help cope with illness and disabilities . My website is an effort to share with others the helpful things I've learned and some of the resources I've found that may help on their journey.
In addition to being an author, I am a credentialed minister and speaker who has certification in grief recovery. I am trained as a Life Coach with specialties in Stress Management, Health and Wellness Coaching, Hope Coaching, Marriage Mentoring and Divorce Recovery. The first part of my mission is to offer hope and resources to broken-hearted people who are dealing with grief and loss associated with abuse, chronic illness, death, divorce, grief, and having a child with special needs. These are all areas that have touched my life and I want to help others dealing with the same issues. The second part of my mission is to help educate and bring awareness to the world at large, on how to show compassion and minister to the needs of those who are grieving, disabled and struggling with the hard issues of life.
Here is my mission statement.... We all, with the utmost certainty, will encounter adversity in this life. It is through the storms of life that our faith is tested, our fortitude challenged, and true trust in God realized. It's in the dark days that we learn that the Bible is more than just a collection of stories written by ancient people. We find out the truth about our Lord's character, the wisdom behind His words and the depths of His unfathomable love for us. It is when we are overwhelmed with despair that we gain firsthand knowledge of the verse, "when I am weak, He is strong." (2 Cor 12:10) We have a loving, Abba Father, a "Spiritual Daddy," who understands our pain, who grieves with His children through our sadness, and encourages us to soldier on... not by ourselves, but with His divine help. We find our hope in the One who always has a plan, whether we can see it or not... His plan is always for our good (Jeremiah. 29:11). I want to encourage others to press on even when they can't see the light at the end of the tunnel. I want to share what I've learned from personal experience. life does go on, even after deep, life altering losses. God hears our cries, He knows our pain, He challenges us to trust when it makes no earthly sense to. He redeems, He renews, and He carries us when our strength fails us. I want everyone to know that He can and He will turn our mourning to joy, IF we let Him work in us. He longs for us to come to Him with the shattered, broken pieces of our hearts. He wants to make us whole again, to restore us to the fullness of joy. Your life course may be altered due to circumstances beyond your control. That doesn't mean the new path won't still end at a glorious, though different, destination. As a follower of Jesus, we can rest assured, as it says in Romans 8:28, that all things work together for our good because we love Him.
Since 2010, I've had the privilege of being an official Joni and Friends Associate. We both share a vision of bringing hope to those who are often marginalized by disability.
My ministry is multifaceted. In addition to writing, speaking and singing, I have a page on Facebook, where I post words of encouragement and offer daily prayers. I also have blogs at Wordpress where you can receive my Daily Prayer, Note To Self: Daily Reminders For The Broken Hearted
If you are new to my website, you may wish to begin with a few posts that struck an emotional chord and thus have received great interaction...
You can also use the search box at the bottom of the page to find posts with specific themes that may be of interest - or anything else on our entire site!
From my heart to yours, I wish you comfort, peace and joy. It is my prayer that you'll find something here that will help you, bless you, restore you and give you hope!
In His love,
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