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Better Together LIVE | Episode 37

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May 19, 2020
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Better Together LIVE | Episode 37

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  • - Laurie: DO YOU KNOW THE
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  • - Laurie: DO YOU KNOW THEWARNING SIGNS OF DEPRESSION?
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  • WARNING SIGNS OF DEPRESSION?HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED ANXIETY?
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  • HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED ANXIETY?YOU ARE NOT ALONE AND YOU DO NOT
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  • YOU ARE NOT ALONE AND YOU DO NOTHAVE TO SUFFER IN SILENCE.
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  • HAVE TO SUFFER IN SILENCE.TODAY WE ARE SHARING STORIES OF
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  • TODAY WE ARE SHARING STORIES OFHOPE AND HEALING.
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  • HOPE AND HEALING.COME ON, JOIN US.
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  • COME ON, JOIN US.♪MUSIC♪
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  • ♪MUSIC♪- Leslie: ONE OF THE GREATEST
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  • - Leslie: ONE OF THE GREATESTGRACE GIFTS OF MY WHOLE LIFE HAS
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  • GRACE GIFTS OF MY WHOLE LIFE HASBEEN THE GIFT OF BEING IN A
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  • BEEN THE GIFT OF BEING IN ASMALL GROUP OF WOMEN TOGETHER.
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  • SMALL GROUP OF WOMEN TOGETHER.JUST THAT COMPANY, THAT SENSE OF
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  • JUST THAT COMPANY, THAT SENSE OFBAND OF SISTERS.
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  • BAND OF SISTERS.I'VE GOT TO TELL YOU, ONE OF THE
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  • I'VE GOT TO TELL YOU, ONE OF THETHINGS THAT'S HAPPENED OVER
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  • THINGS THAT'S HAPPENED OVERTWENTY YEARS OF DOING LIFE
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  • TWENTY YEARS OF DOING LIFETOGETHER WITH THESE WOMEN, IS
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  • TOGETHER WITH THESE WOMEN, ISI'VE COME TO KNOW THAT EVERY
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  • I'VE COME TO KNOW THAT EVERYSINGLE ONE OF US STRUGGLES WITH
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  • SINGLE ONE OF US STRUGGLES WITHDEPRESSION AND ANXIETY.
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  • DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY.AND THERE'S A COMFORT IN KNOWING
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  • AND THERE'S A COMFORT IN KNOWINGTHAT.
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  • THAT.WHEN WE HAVE A LOSS IN OUR LIFE,
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  • WHEN WE HAVE A LOSS IN OUR LIFE,THERE'S THAT SENSE OF
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  • THERE'S THAT SENSE OFDEPRESSION.
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  • DEPRESSION.WHEN WE HAVE A SENSE OF DANGER
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  • WHEN WE HAVE A SENSE OF DANGERFOR ANYONE WE LOVE OR OURSELVES,
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  • FOR ANYONE WE LOVE OR OURSELVES,THEN THERE'S ANXIETY.
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  • THEN THERE'S ANXIETY.AND THEY'RE JUST NATURAL HUMAN
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  • AND THEY'RE JUST NATURAL HUMANEMOTIONS.
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  • EMOTIONS.RECENTLY I HAD THE GRACE GIFT OF
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  • RECENTLY I HAD THE GRACE GIFT OFBEING MINISTERED TO BY THESE
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  • BEING MINISTERED TO BY THESEWOMEN.
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  • WOMEN.BECAUSE WHEN WE MEET TOGETHER WE
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  • BECAUSE WHEN WE MEET TOGETHER WESO DEEPLY SHARE.
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  • SO DEEPLY SHARE.WE WILL START WITH A SIMPLE
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  • WE WILL START WITH A SIMPLEQUESTION LIKE, YOU KNOW, WHAT'S
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  • QUESTION LIKE, YOU KNOW, WHAT'SBEEN ON OUR HEART?
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  • BEEN ON OUR HEART?AND THAT CAN TURN INTO AN EIGHT
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  • AND THAT CAN TURN INTO AN EIGHTHOUR CONVERSATION.
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  • HOUR CONVERSATION.SINCE WE HAVE BEEN MEETING
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  • SINCE WE HAVE BEEN MEETINGDURING THE PANDEMIC, WE'VE BEEN
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  • DURING THE PANDEMIC, WE'VE BEENMEETING OVER ZOOM.
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  • MEETING OVER ZOOM.AND SO THAT'S A NEW EXPERIENCE.
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  • AND SO THAT'S A NEW EXPERIENCE.I CAME TO THE MEETING.
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  • I CAME TO THE MEETING.AND THEY CAN TELL, IT WAS TIME
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  • AND THEY CAN TELL, IT WAS TIMETO MINISTER TO LESLIE.
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  • TO MINISTER TO LESLIE.BECAUSE I WAS NOT DOING WELL.
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  • BECAUSE I WAS NOT DOING WELL.I DIDN'T HAVE MY NORMAL SPARKLE
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  • I DIDN'T HAVE MY NORMAL SPARKLEAND JOY AND ALIVENESS.
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  • AND JOY AND ALIVENESS.SO I BEGAN TO SHARE.
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  • SO I BEGAN TO SHARE.SO WHAT I RECOGNIZED WAS, WE
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  • SO WHAT I RECOGNIZED WAS, WEHAVE A 17 YEAR OLD SON, TWO
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  • HAVE A 17 YEAR OLD SON, TWOYEARS AGO WHEN HE WAS 15 HE HAD
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  • YEARS AGO WHEN HE WAS 15 HE HADA MOMENT.
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  • A MOMENT.IT WAS A SPORTS CONCUSSION.
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  • IT WAS A SPORTS CONCUSSION.NOT THAT UNUSUAL FOR AN
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  • NOT THAT UNUSUAL FOR ANADVENTURESOME ATHLETIC.
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  • ADVENTURESOME ATHLETIC.ACTIVE BOY, BUT, WE JUST FIGURE,
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  • ACTIVE BOY, BUT, WE JUST FIGURE,WOW!
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  • WOW!THIS IS ONE OF LIFE'S CRISIS
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  • THIS IS ONE OF LIFE'S CRISISMOMENTS AND WE WILL MOVE THROUGH
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  • MOMENTS AND WE WILL MOVE THROUGHIT.
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  • IT.LONG STORY SHORT, IT'S TWO YEARS
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  • LONG STORY SHORT, IT'S TWO YEARSLATER, OUR SON, WHO I ADORE, IS
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  • LATER, OUR SON, WHO I ADORE, IS17.
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  • 17.HE IS ADVENTUROUS.
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  • HE IS ADVENTUROUS.HE'S ATHLETIC, BUT HIS LIFE HAS
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  • HE'S ATHLETIC, BUT HIS LIFE HASSTOPPED.
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  • STOPPED.WE HAVE DONE EVERYTHING.
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  • WE HAVE DONE EVERYTHING.WE WE'VE CONSULTED NEUROLOGISTS,
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  • WE WE'VE CONSULTED NEUROLOGISTS,WE HAVE GOTTEN TREATMENTS OF
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  • WE HAVE GOTTEN TREATMENTS OFEVERY KIND.
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  • EVERY KIND.AND EVERYTHING HAS FAILED TO
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  • AND EVERYTHING HAS FAILED TOACTUALLY FREE HIM FROM CHRONIC
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  • ACTUALLY FREE HIM FROM CHRONICPAIN BRAIN FOG.
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  • PAIN BRAIN FOG.SO HE'S HAD TO GIVE UP
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  • SO HE'S HAD TO GIVE UPEVERYTHING.
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  • EVERYTHING.HE'S HAD TO DELAY DRIVING,
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  • HE'S HAD TO DELAY DRIVING,WHICH, WHAT A RIGHT OF PASSAGE
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  • WHICH, WHAT A RIGHT OF PASSAGEFOR A YOUNG GUY.
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  • FOR A YOUNG GUY.HE'S HAD TO-- NOT DROPOUT OF
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  • HE'S HAD TO-- NOT DROPOUT OFHIGH SCHOOL, BUT CHANGE HIGH
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  • HIGH SCHOOL, BUT CHANGE HIGHSCHOOLS SO HE CAN ACCOMMODATE
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  • SCHOOLS SO HE CAN ACCOMMODATEHIS LEARNING STYLE NOW.
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  • HIS LEARNING STYLE NOW.HE'S HAD TO GIVE UP HIS SPORTS
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  • HE'S HAD TO GIVE UP HIS SPORTSWHICH HE LOVES AND HIS
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  • WHICH HE LOVES AND HISADVENTURES OF ROCK CLIMBING AND
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  • ADVENTURES OF ROCK CLIMBING ANDEVERYTHING ELSE.
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  • EVERYTHING ELSE.IT'S BEEN A HEARTBREAK.
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  • IT'S BEEN A HEARTBREAK.AS MAMAS, THERE'S NOTHING THAT
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  • AS MAMAS, THERE'S NOTHING THATFEELS MORE LIKE A LOSS THAN OUR
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  • FEELS MORE LIKE A LOSS THAN OURCHILDREN SUFFERING AND NOTHING
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  • CHILDREN SUFFERING AND NOTHINGTHAT FEELS MORE LIKE A DANGER
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  • THAT FEELS MORE LIKE A DANGERWHEN WE CAN'T HELP THEM.
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  • WHEN WE CAN'T HELP THEM.SO, WE'VE BEEN MOVING THROUGH
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  • SO, WE'VE BEEN MOVING THROUGHTHAT CRISIS AND IT'S BEEN PRETTY
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  • THAT CRISIS AND IT'S BEEN PRETTYCRAZY.
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  • CRAZY.AND I'VE RALLIED AND I'VE PRAYED
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  • AND I'VE RALLIED AND I'VE PRAYEDAND I'VE HAD SUPPORT.
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  • AND I'VE HAD SUPPORT.BUT I GOT TO A POINT WHERE I WAS
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  • BUT I GOT TO A POINT WHERE I WASOVERWHELMED WITH GRIEF.
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  • OVERWHELMED WITH GRIEF.AND I BEGAN TO RECOGNIZE IT WHEN
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  • AND I BEGAN TO RECOGNIZE IT WHENMY GIRLFRIENDS, MY BAND OF WOMEN
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  • MY GIRLFRIENDS, MY BAND OF WOMENIN THIS SMALL GROUP SAID,
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  • IN THIS SMALL GROUP SAID,LESLIE, YOU ARE STRUGGLING.
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  • LESLIE, YOU ARE STRUGGLING.AND THEY HELPED ME PINPOINT THE
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  • AND THEY HELPED ME PINPOINT THEFACT THAT WE HAD NOW MOVED
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  • FACT THAT WE HAD NOW MOVEDTHROUGH THE POINT OF CRISIS AND
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  • THROUGH THE POINT OF CRISIS ANDNOW I WAS IN THIS NEW PHASE OF
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  • NOW I WAS IN THIS NEW PHASE OFCHRONIC AND IT WAS CHRONIC, TWO
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  • CHRONIC AND IT WAS CHRONIC, TWOYEARS OF SUFFERING.
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  • YEARS OF SUFFERING.AND IT WAS HEAVY ON MY SOUL AND
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  • AND IT WAS HEAVY ON MY SOUL ANDJUST THAT FEELING THAT I TRIED
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  • JUST THAT FEELING THAT I TRIEDMY HEART OUT AND I HAVEN'T BEEN
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  • MY HEART OUT AND I HAVEN'T BEENABLE TO SOLVE THIS WITH THE
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  • ABLE TO SOLVE THIS WITH THEPERSON I ADORE.
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  • PERSON I ADORE.AND THAT SENSE OF FAILURE AS A
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  • AND THAT SENSE OF FAILURE AS AMAMA, AND STILL RECOGNIZING
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  • MAMA, AND STILL RECOGNIZINGGOD'S PRESENCE, BUT UNABLE TO
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  • GOD'S PRESENCE, BUT UNABLE TOTAKE AWAY THE PAIN AND THE LOSS.
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  • TAKE AWAY THE PAIN AND THE LOSS.SO THEY GATHERED AROUND ME AND
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  • SO THEY GATHERED AROUND ME ANDTHEY PRAYED FOR ME IN A NEW WAY
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  • THEY PRAYED FOR ME IN A NEW WAYIN A DEEPER WAY AND THEY
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  • IN A DEEPER WAY AND THEYGATHERED AROUND ME AND PRAYED
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  • GATHERED AROUND ME AND PRAYEDFOR HIM IN A NEW AND DEEPER WAY.
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  • FOR HIM IN A NEW AND DEEPER WAY.BUT I HAVE TO TELL YOU, ONE OF
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  • BUT I HAVE TO TELL YOU, ONE OFTHE MOST PRECIOUS THINGS THAT
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  • THE MOST PRECIOUS THINGS THATCAME OF THAT TIME WAS, THEY
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  • CAME OF THAT TIME WAS, THEYCRACKED THAT WHIP WITH ME LIKE,
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  • CRACKED THAT WHIP WITH ME LIKE,ONLY GOOD FRIENDS CAN, AND SAID
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  • ONLY GOOD FRIENDS CAN, AND SAIDLESLIE, YOU NEED EXPERT HELP.
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  • LESLIE, YOU NEED EXPERT HELP.THIS HAS NOW BECOME CHRONIC AND
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  • THIS HAS NOW BECOME CHRONIC ANDIT'S CREATED SOME SECONDARY
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  • IT'S CREATED SOME SECONDARYTRAUMA FOR YOU.
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  • TRAUMA FOR YOU.THIS IS NOT ABOUT YOUR SON'S
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  • THIS IS NOT ABOUT YOUR SON'SPAIN NOW.
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  • PAIN NOW.THIS IS ABOUT YOUR PAIN.
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  • THIS IS ABOUT YOUR PAIN.AND YOU NEED TO TAKE CARE OF
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  • AND YOU NEED TO TAKE CARE OFYOURSELF SO YOU CAN STAY IN THAT
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  • YOURSELF SO YOU CAN STAY IN THATBATTLE AND SUPPORT HIM.
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  • BATTLE AND SUPPORT HIM.AND THEY GAVE ME A GREAT
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  • AND THEY GAVE ME A GREATREFERRAL.
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  • REFERRAL.HERE'S THE THING.
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  • HERE'S THE THING.ONE OF THE BEST PARTS OF DOING
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  • ONE OF THE BEST PARTS OF DOINGLIFE WITH DEAR SOUL FRIENDS IS
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  • LIFE WITH DEAR SOUL FRIENDS ISTHAT THEY LOVE YOU ENOUGH TO
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  • THAT THEY LOVE YOU ENOUGH TOTELL YOU TO GET EXPERT HELP.
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  • TELL YOU TO GET EXPERT HELP.SO, THAT REFERRAL WAS AMAZING.
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  • SO, THAT REFERRAL WAS AMAZING.WHEN YOU GO THROUGH SOMETHING
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  • WHEN YOU GO THROUGH SOMETHINGCHRONIC AND TRAUMATIC, IT HAS AN
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  • CHRONIC AND TRAUMATIC, IT HAS ANIMPACT ON YOU PHYSICALLY AND
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  • IMPACT ON YOU PHYSICALLY ANDEMOTIONALLY AND MENTALLY AND OF
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  • EMOTIONALLY AND MENTALLY AND OFCOURSE SPIRITUALLY.
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  • COURSE SPIRITUALLY.AND MY FAITH HAS NEVER WAVERED.
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  • AND MY FAITH HAS NEVER WAVERED.I TRUST GOD TO WORK ALL THINGS
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  • I TRUST GOD TO WORK ALL THINGSFOR HIS GOOD.
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  • FOR HIS GOOD.AND FOR GOD'S GLORY, BUT MY
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  • AND FOR GOD'S GLORY, BUT MYHEART WAS ACHING AND I NEEDED
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  • HEART WAS ACHING AND I NEEDEDRESPITE.
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  • RESPITE.AND SO, FOR THEM WHO ADORE ME,
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  • AND SO, FOR THEM WHO ADORE ME,THEY LISTEN DEEPLY TO ME, THEY
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  • THEY LISTEN DEEPLY TO ME, THEYPRAY FOR ME.
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  • PRAY FOR ME.THEY WALK BESIDE ME.
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  • THEY WALK BESIDE ME.ONE OF OUR COMMITMENTS IS THAT
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  • ONE OF OUR COMMITMENTS IS THATWE'RE WALKING EACH OTHER HOME TO
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  • WE'RE WALKING EACH OTHER HOME TOHEAVEN AND WE'RE LINKING ARMS
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  • HEAVEN AND WE'RE LINKING ARMSAND WE'RE NOT GONNA LOSE EACH
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  • AND WE'RE NOT GONNA LOSE EACHOTHER ON THIS JESUS JOURNEY.
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  • OTHER ON THIS JESUS JOURNEY.BUT, PART OF THAT JESUS JOURNEY
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  • BUT, PART OF THAT JESUS JOURNEYWAS, THEY SAID LESLIE, IT'S TIME
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  • WAS, THEY SAID LESLIE, IT'S TIMEFOR YOU TO SEE A GOOD THERAPIST
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  • FOR YOU TO SEE A GOOD THERAPISTWHO DEALS WITH CHRONIC PAIN,
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  • WHO DEALS WITH CHRONIC PAIN,WITH THE FATIGUE THAT HAPPENS
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  • WITH THE FATIGUE THAT HAPPENSWHEN YOU CAN'T SOLVE AN ISSUE
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  • WHEN YOU CAN'T SOLVE AN ISSUEAND WHAT A GRACE GIFT.
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  • AND WHAT A GRACE GIFT.UTTERLY LIFE-CHANGING.
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  • UTTERLY LIFE-CHANGING.ALSO, I HAVE TO SAY, I BEGAN TO
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  • ALSO, I HAVE TO SAY, I BEGAN TOGO TO THE WORD AS ALL OF YOU
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  • GO TO THE WORD AS ALL OF YOUAMAZING WOMEN DO WHO LOVE JESUS
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  • AMAZING WOMEN DO WHO LOVE JESUSAND ONE OF THE WOMEN THAT
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  • AND ONE OF THE WOMEN THATCOMFORTED ME DURING THIS SEASON,
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  • COMFORTED ME DURING THIS SEASON,IT'S BEEN AMAZING, IS HANNAH.
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  • IT'S BEEN AMAZING, IS HANNAH.IT SEEMS KIND OF IRONIC, BECAUSE
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  • IT SEEMS KIND OF IRONIC, BECAUSEWHEN HANNAH WAS OVERWHELMED WITH
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  • WHEN HANNAH WAS OVERWHELMED WITHGRIEF TO THE POINT OF REALLY
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  • GRIEF TO THE POINT OF REALLYJUST DEATH.
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  • JUST DEATH.SHE POURED HER HEART OUT TO GOD
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  • SHE POURED HER HEART OUT TO GODAND HERE'S THE FUNNY THING ABOUT
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  • AND HERE'S THE FUNNY THING ABOUTIT.
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  • IT.IT WAS AN INTERNAL GRIEF.
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  • IT WAS AN INTERNAL GRIEF.HER HUSBAND DIDN'T GET IT.
  • 00:06:00.449 --> 00:06:01.417
  • HER HUSBAND DIDN'T GET IT.I LOVE WHAT THE SCRIPTURES SAY.
  • 00:06:01.417 --> 00:06:03.185
  • I LOVE WHAT THE SCRIPTURES SAY.HER HUSBAND SAID, WHY ARE YOU SO
  • 00:06:03.185 --> 00:06:06.255
  • HER HUSBAND SAID, WHY ARE YOU SOUPSET ABOUT NOT HAVING A BABY?
  • 00:06:06.255 --> 00:06:07.022
  • UPSET ABOUT NOT HAVING A BABY?AM I NOT EVEN BETTER THAN HAVING
  • 00:06:07.022 --> 00:06:10.292
  • AM I NOT EVEN BETTER THAN HAVINGTEN SONS IN YOUR LIFE?
  • 00:06:10.292 --> 00:06:11.927
  • TEN SONS IN YOUR LIFE?WHICH, CAN YOU RELATE TO THAT
  • 00:06:11.927 --> 00:06:13.195
  • WHICH, CAN YOU RELATE TO THATWHEN SOMEONE DOESN'T VALIDATE
  • 00:06:13.195 --> 00:06:15.865
  • WHEN SOMEONE DOESN'T VALIDATEYOUR INNER SENSE OF PAIN?
  • 00:06:15.865 --> 00:06:16.565
  • YOUR INNER SENSE OF PAIN?AND THE PRIEST, THE PASTOR
  • 00:06:16.565 --> 00:06:18.534
  • AND THE PRIEST, THE PASTORDIDN'T GET IT.
  • 00:06:18.534 --> 00:06:20.936
  • DIDN'T GET IT.HE THOUGHT SHE WAS DRUNK SHE WAS
  • 00:06:20.936 --> 00:06:21.904
  • HE THOUGHT SHE WAS DRUNK SHE WASSO GRIEVING AND THE THING IS,
  • 00:06:21.904 --> 00:06:24.473
  • SO GRIEVING AND THE THING IS,GOD DID.
  • 00:06:24.473 --> 00:06:27.410
  • GOD DID.GOD GOT IT.
  • 00:06:27.410 --> 00:06:28.944
  • GOD GOT IT.AND HERE SHE IS POURING HER
  • 00:06:28.944 --> 00:06:32.481
  • AND HERE SHE IS POURING HERHEART OUT, HER LEGITIMATE GRIEF
  • 00:06:32.481 --> 00:06:33.983
  • HEART OUT, HER LEGITIMATE GRIEFAND SHE LAID IT ALL OUT.
  • 00:06:33.983 --> 00:06:34.850
  • AND SHE LAID IT ALL OUT.HERE'S THE THING I LOVE ABOUT
  • 00:06:34.850 --> 00:06:36.018
  • HERE'S THE THING I LOVE ABOUTHANNAH.
  • 00:06:36.018 --> 00:06:36.786
  • HANNAH.SHE DIDN'T HAVE AN ANSWER FROM
  • 00:06:36.786 --> 00:06:38.053
  • SHE DIDN'T HAVE AN ANSWER FROMGOD YET.
  • 00:06:38.053 --> 00:06:39.054
  • GOD YET.BUT WHEN SHE GOT UP FROM THAT
  • 00:06:39.054 --> 00:06:40.990
  • BUT WHEN SHE GOT UP FROM THATALTAR OF PRAYER, THE SCRIPTURES
  • 00:06:40.990 --> 00:06:43.058
  • ALTAR OF PRAYER, THE SCRIPTURESTELL US SHE WENT OUT AND SHE
  • 00:06:43.058 --> 00:06:44.994
  • TELL US SHE WENT OUT AND SHETOOK A BATH AND SHE GOT FIXED UP
  • 00:06:44.994 --> 00:06:47.430
  • TOOK A BATH AND SHE GOT FIXED UPAND SHE HAD A FEAST WITH HER
  • 00:06:47.430 --> 00:06:49.064
  • AND SHE HAD A FEAST WITH HERFAMILY BECAUSE SHE KNEW GOD
  • 00:06:49.064 --> 00:06:51.567
  • FAMILY BECAUSE SHE KNEW GODHEARD HER AND, MAN, IS THAT A
  • 00:06:51.567 --> 00:06:52.735
  • HEARD HER AND, MAN, IS THAT AGIFT!
  • 00:06:52.735 --> 00:06:53.736
  • GIFT!TO BE KNOWN, TO BE SEEN, TO BE
  • 00:06:53.736 --> 00:06:55.971
  • TO BE KNOWN, TO BE SEEN, TO BEHEARD, TO HAVE YOUR HEART HELD
  • 00:06:55.971 --> 00:06:57.873
  • HEARD, TO HAVE YOUR HEART HELDWHEN YOU'RE HURTING?
  • 00:06:57.873 --> 00:07:00.576
  • WHEN YOU'RE HURTING?I HAVE TO SAY THAT HERE I AM A
  • 00:07:00.576 --> 00:07:02.211
  • I HAVE TO SAY THAT HERE I AM AMARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST
  • 00:07:02.211 --> 00:07:04.180
  • MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTAND I DIDN'T KNOW I NEEDED HELP.
  • 00:07:04.180 --> 00:07:05.147
  • AND I DIDN'T KNOW I NEEDED HELP.I HAD TO HAVE MY GIRLFRIENDS
  • 00:07:05.147 --> 00:07:06.449
  • I HAD TO HAVE MY GIRLFRIENDSSAY, LESLIE, IT'S YOUR TURN.
  • 00:07:06.449 --> 00:07:10.553
  • SAY, LESLIE, IT'S YOUR TURN.GO GET HELP.
  • 00:07:10.553 --> 00:07:11.987
  • GO GET HELP.YOU'VE GOT DEPRESSION.
  • 00:07:11.987 --> 00:07:13.289
  • YOU'VE GOT DEPRESSION.YOU'VE GOT ANXIETY.
  • 00:07:13.289 --> 00:07:15.024
  • YOU'VE GOT ANXIETY.LET'S TAKE CARE OF IT.
  • 00:07:15.024 --> 00:07:15.858
  • LET'S TAKE CARE OF IT.GET THE HELP YOU NEED.
  • 00:07:15.858 --> 00:07:19.528
  • GET THE HELP YOU NEED.AND MAN, IT WAS PURE GRACE.
  • 00:07:19.528 --> 00:07:22.097
  • AND MAN, IT WAS PURE GRACE.- Sheila: SO GOOD.
  • 00:07:22.097 --> 00:07:22.998
  • - Sheila: SO GOOD.- Kayla: SO GOOD.
  • 00:07:22.998 --> 00:07:23.666
  • - Kayla: SO GOOD.I LOVE WHAT YOU SAID ABOUT
  • 00:07:23.666 --> 00:07:25.367
  • I LOVE WHAT YOU SAID ABOUTCOMMUNITY AND HOW YOU WERE
  • 00:07:25.367 --> 00:07:28.037
  • COMMUNITY AND HOW YOU WEREALREADY PLUGGED INTO THAT
  • 00:07:28.037 --> 00:07:29.772
  • ALREADY PLUGGED INTO THATCOMMUNITY BEFORE THE CRISIS AND
  • 00:07:29.772 --> 00:07:30.840
  • COMMUNITY BEFORE THE CRISIS ANDHOW IMPORTANT IT IS FOR US AS
  • 00:07:30.840 --> 00:07:32.408
  • HOW IMPORTANT IT IS FOR US ASFOLLOWERS OF JESUS TO MODEL THAT
  • 00:07:32.408 --> 00:07:34.643
  • FOLLOWERS OF JESUS TO MODEL THATAND TO DO THAT AND TO BE PART OF
  • 00:07:34.643 --> 00:07:36.378
  • AND TO DO THAT AND TO BE PART OFA SMALL GROUP AND IF YOU ARE NOT
  • 00:07:36.378 --> 00:07:38.447
  • A SMALL GROUP AND IF YOU ARE NOTPART OF A SMALL GROUP.
  • 00:07:38.447 --> 00:07:39.748
  • PART OF A SMALL GROUP.LOOK ON YOUR CHURCH WEB SITE AND
  • 00:07:39.748 --> 00:07:40.950
  • LOOK ON YOUR CHURCH WEB SITE ANDFIND A SMALL GROUP.
  • 00:07:40.950 --> 00:07:42.751
  • FIND A SMALL GROUP.IT'S SO IMPORTANT TO BE A PART
  • 00:07:42.751 --> 00:07:43.719
  • IT'S SO IMPORTANT TO BE A PARTOF A COMMUNITY BEFORE THE THING
  • 00:07:43.719 --> 00:07:46.322
  • OF A COMMUNITY BEFORE THE THINGHAPPENS.
  • 00:07:46.322 --> 00:07:48.157
  • HAPPENS.AND JOINING A COMMUNITY WHEN YOU
  • 00:07:48.157 --> 00:07:49.358
  • AND JOINING A COMMUNITY WHEN YOUARE IN A GOOD SPOT IN LIFE AND
  • 00:07:49.358 --> 00:07:50.259
  • ARE IN A GOOD SPOT IN LIFE ANDWHEN YOU ARE NOT IN A GOOD SPOT
  • 00:07:50.259 --> 00:07:51.961
  • WHEN YOU ARE NOT IN A GOOD SPOTIN LIFE, BUT IT'S SO NICE WHEN
  • 00:07:51.961 --> 00:07:53.429
  • IN LIFE, BUT IT'S SO NICE WHENYOU ALREADY HAVE THOSE STRONG
  • 00:07:53.429 --> 00:07:54.964
  • YOU ALREADY HAVE THOSE STRONGFOUNDATIONS AND RELATIONSHIPS TO
  • 00:07:54.964 --> 00:07:56.365
  • FOUNDATIONS AND RELATIONSHIPS TOBE ABLE TO HAVE THAT SAFE SPACE
  • 00:07:56.365 --> 00:07:57.867
  • BE ABLE TO HAVE THAT SAFE SPACETO GO WITH YOUR EMOTIONS.
  • 00:07:57.867 --> 00:07:59.568
  • TO GO WITH YOUR EMOTIONS.AND I LOVE THAT YOUR FRIENDS
  • 00:07:59.568 --> 00:08:00.769
  • AND I LOVE THAT YOUR FRIENDSCHALLENGED YOU ON THAT AND THAT
  • 00:08:00.769 --> 00:08:03.205
  • CHALLENGED YOU ON THAT AND THATTHEY SAW THAT IN YOU.
  • 00:08:03.205 --> 00:08:04.473
  • THEY SAW THAT IN YOU.CUZ THEY KNOW YOU SO WELL AND
  • 00:08:04.473 --> 00:08:06.175
  • CUZ THEY KNOW YOU SO WELL ANDTHEY SAW, MAN, LESLIE'S NOT ALL
  • 00:08:06.175 --> 00:08:07.109
  • THEY SAW, MAN, LESLIE'S NOT ALLRIGHT.
  • 00:08:07.109 --> 00:08:07.910
  • RIGHT.SHE NEEDS SOME HELP AND THEY
  • 00:08:07.910 --> 00:08:08.677
  • SHE NEEDS SOME HELP AND THEYPOINTED YOU IN THE RIGHT
  • 00:08:08.677 --> 00:08:09.311
  • POINTED YOU IN THE RIGHTDIRECTION.
  • 00:08:09.311 --> 00:08:10.279
  • DIRECTION.I LOVE THAT SO MUCH.
  • 00:08:10.279 --> 00:08:11.480
  • I LOVE THAT SO MUCH.IT'S SO IMPORTANT.
  • 00:08:11.480 --> 00:08:12.781
  • IT'S SO IMPORTANT.I THINK OFTENTIMES WHEN WE ARE
  • 00:08:12.781 --> 00:08:14.683
  • I THINK OFTENTIMES WHEN WE ARESTRUGGLING WITH DEPRESSION, I
  • 00:08:14.683 --> 00:08:16.585
  • STRUGGLING WITH DEPRESSION, IKNOW WHEN MY HUSBAND STRUGGLED
  • 00:08:16.585 --> 00:08:17.987
  • KNOW WHEN MY HUSBAND STRUGGLEDWITH DEPRESSION HE JUST WANTED
  • 00:08:17.987 --> 00:08:20.589
  • WITH DEPRESSION HE JUST WANTEDTO ISOLATE.
  • 00:08:20.589 --> 00:08:22.691
  • TO ISOLATE.WE WERE SEEING A THERAPIST AND
  • 00:08:22.691 --> 00:08:24.827
  • WE WERE SEEING A THERAPIST ANDSHE HAD TOLD HIM THIS STORY
  • 00:08:24.827 --> 00:08:26.862
  • SHE HAD TOLD HIM THIS STORYABOUT GORILLAS.
  • 00:08:26.862 --> 00:08:28.364
  • ABOUT GORILLAS.AND SHE WAS TALKING ABOUT THE
  • 00:08:28.364 --> 00:08:30.266
  • AND SHE WAS TALKING ABOUT THESILVER BACK GORILLAS AND HOW
  • 00:08:30.266 --> 00:08:31.901
  • SILVER BACK GORILLAS AND HOWWHEN THEY ARE EXHAUSTED THEY
  • 00:08:31.901 --> 00:08:33.202
  • WHEN THEY ARE EXHAUSTED THEYNEED TO GO TO THE BACK OF THE
  • 00:08:33.202 --> 00:08:35.471
  • NEED TO GO TO THE BACK OF THECAVE AND REST, SO THIS PHRASE TO
  • 00:08:35.471 --> 00:08:37.239
  • CAVE AND REST, SO THIS PHRASE TOTHE BACK OF THE CAVE BECAME
  • 00:08:37.239 --> 00:08:38.774
  • THE BACK OF THE CAVE BECAMEPRETTY NORMAL AROUND OUR HOUSE.
  • 00:08:38.774 --> 00:08:39.942
  • PRETTY NORMAL AROUND OUR HOUSE.ANDREW, MY HUSBAND, WAS
  • 00:08:39.942 --> 00:08:42.044
  • ANDREW, MY HUSBAND, WASCONSTANTLY IN HIS CAVE.
  • 00:08:42.044 --> 00:08:43.879
  • CONSTANTLY IN HIS CAVE.OUR BEDROOM.
  • 00:08:43.879 --> 00:08:45.014
  • OUR BEDROOM.AND IT WAS VERY, VERY DIFFICULT
  • 00:08:45.014 --> 00:08:47.116
  • AND IT WAS VERY, VERY DIFFICULTFOR HIM TO COME OUT OF THE CAVE,
  • 00:08:47.116 --> 00:08:48.517
  • FOR HIM TO COME OUT OF THE CAVE,TO GET HIM TO COME OUT OF THE
  • 00:08:48.517 --> 00:08:49.818
  • TO GET HIM TO COME OUT OF THECAVE, AND WHEN HE DID COME OUT
  • 00:08:49.818 --> 00:08:50.686
  • CAVE, AND WHEN HE DID COME OUTOF THE CAVE I HAD NO IDEA WHO I
  • 00:08:50.686 --> 00:08:52.421
  • OF THE CAVE I HAD NO IDEA WHO IWAS GONNA GET.
  • 00:08:52.421 --> 00:08:53.222
  • WAS GONNA GET.WOULD HE BE HAPPY?
  • 00:08:53.222 --> 00:08:54.423
  • WOULD HE BE HAPPY?WOULD HE BE HELPFUL?
  • 00:08:54.423 --> 00:08:55.691
  • WOULD HE BE HELPFUL?WOULD HE BE SAD?
  • 00:08:55.691 --> 00:08:57.426
  • WOULD HE BE SAD?WOULD HE BE DEPRESSED?
  • 00:08:57.426 --> 00:08:59.728
  • WOULD HE BE DEPRESSED?WOULD HE BE GRIEVING?
  • 00:08:59.728 --> 00:09:00.629
  • WOULD HE BE GRIEVING?LIKE HOW WOULD HE BE?
  • 00:09:00.629 --> 00:09:02.031
  • LIKE HOW WOULD HE BE?I WOULDN'T KNOW.
  • 00:09:02.031 --> 00:09:03.699
  • I WOULDN'T KNOW.SO HIS FRIENDS WOULD BE REACHING
  • 00:09:03.699 --> 00:09:04.800
  • SO HIS FRIENDS WOULD BE REACHINGOUT TO HIM AND I WAS TRYING TO
  • 00:09:04.800 --> 00:09:06.335
  • OUT TO HIM AND I WAS TRYING TOREACH OUT TO HIM.
  • 00:09:06.335 --> 00:09:07.069
  • REACH OUT TO HIM.BUT THIS DEPRESSION WAS SO
  • 00:09:07.069 --> 00:09:08.537
  • BUT THIS DEPRESSION WAS SOPOWERFUL AND SO OVERWHELMING
  • 00:09:08.537 --> 00:09:09.538
  • POWERFUL AND SO OVERWHELMINGTHAT ALL HE WANTED TO DO WAS
  • 00:09:09.538 --> 00:09:11.640
  • THAT ALL HE WANTED TO DO WASISOLATE.
  • 00:09:11.640 --> 00:09:13.442
  • ISOLATE.SO, I THINK IT IS SO IMPORTANT
  • 00:09:13.442 --> 00:09:15.077
  • SO, I THINK IT IS SO IMPORTANTTO HAVE THAT COMMUNITY OF PEOPLE
  • 00:09:15.077 --> 00:09:16.812
  • TO HAVE THAT COMMUNITY OF PEOPLETHAT WILL KEEP REACHING OUT AND
  • 00:09:16.812 --> 00:09:19.014
  • THAT WILL KEEP REACHING OUT ANDKEEP SHOWING UP AND KEEP
  • 00:09:19.014 --> 00:09:21.450
  • KEEP SHOWING UP AND KEEPCHECKING IN UNTIL THEY GET AHOLD
  • 00:09:21.450 --> 00:09:22.651
  • CHECKING IN UNTIL THEY GET AHOLDOF YOU AND I THINK THAT'S WHAT
  • 00:09:22.651 --> 00:09:25.187
  • OF YOU AND I THINK THAT'S WHATWE CAN DO FOR OTHER PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:09:25.187 --> 00:09:26.088
  • WE CAN DO FOR OTHER PEOPLE THATWE KNOW STRUGGLE WITH MENTAL
  • 00:09:26.088 --> 00:09:27.856
  • WE KNOW STRUGGLE WITH MENTALHEALTH ISSUES IN THIS SEASON OF
  • 00:09:27.856 --> 00:09:29.592
  • HEALTH ISSUES IN THIS SEASON OFCOVID-19.
  • 00:09:29.592 --> 00:09:31.260
  • COVID-19.IF WE KNOW SOMEONE THAT
  • 00:09:31.260 --> 00:09:33.162
  • IF WE KNOW SOMEONE THATSTRUGGLES WITH DEPRESSION OR
  • 00:09:33.162 --> 00:09:34.229
  • STRUGGLES WITH DEPRESSION ORSTRUGGLES WITH ANXIETY, LIKE
  • 00:09:34.229 --> 00:09:35.965
  • STRUGGLES WITH ANXIETY, LIKEPOUNDING DOWN THEIR DOOR WITH A
  • 00:09:35.965 --> 00:09:37.499
  • POUNDING DOWN THEIR DOOR WITH AMASK ON SO WE CAN GET AHOLD OF
  • 00:09:37.499 --> 00:09:38.367
  • MASK ON SO WE CAN GET AHOLD OFTHEM IF THEY ARE NOT ANSWERING
  • 00:09:38.367 --> 00:09:39.668
  • THEM IF THEY ARE NOT ANSWERINGTHE PHONE.
  • 00:09:39.668 --> 00:09:41.070
  • THE PHONE.WE COULD LEAVE AN ENCOURAGING
  • 00:09:41.070 --> 00:09:42.404
  • WE COULD LEAVE AN ENCOURAGINGVOICE MAIL OR SEND THEM A TEXT
  • 00:09:42.404 --> 00:09:44.707
  • VOICE MAIL OR SEND THEM A TEXTOF PRAYER OR BIBLE VERSE WE READ
  • 00:09:44.707 --> 00:09:46.775
  • OF PRAYER OR BIBLE VERSE WE READTHAT MORNING.
  • 00:09:46.775 --> 00:09:48.477
  • THAT MORNING.WE KEEP REACHING OUT AND WE KEEP
  • 00:09:48.477 --> 00:09:50.412
  • WE KEEP REACHING OUT AND WE KEEPTRYING TO CONNECT UNTIL WE DO.
  • 00:09:50.412 --> 00:09:51.814
  • TRYING TO CONNECT UNTIL WE DO.THAT'S THE GIFT WE CAN GIVE TO
  • 00:09:51.814 --> 00:09:53.582
  • THAT'S THE GIFT WE CAN GIVE TOOTHERS WHO ARE STRUGGLING WITH
  • 00:09:53.582 --> 00:09:55.317
  • OTHERS WHO ARE STRUGGLING WITHDEPRESSION IN THIS SEASON AND
  • 00:09:55.317 --> 00:09:57.086
  • DEPRESSION IN THIS SEASON ANDARE STRUGGLING WILL JOB LOSS AND
  • 00:09:57.086 --> 00:09:58.420
  • ARE STRUGGLING WILL JOB LOSS ANDARE STRUGGLING WITH FINANCIAL
  • 00:09:58.420 --> 00:10:00.656
  • ARE STRUGGLING WITH FINANCIALSTRESSORS AND STRUGGLING IN
  • 00:10:00.656 --> 00:10:01.523
  • STRESSORS AND STRUGGLING INGENERAL TO MAKE IT THROUGH
  • 00:10:01.523 --> 00:10:03.859
  • GENERAL TO MAKE IT THROUGHANOTHER DAY.
  • 00:10:03.859 --> 00:10:06.095
  • ANOTHER DAY.COMMUNITY IS SO KEY FOR LIFE ALL
  • 00:10:06.095 --> 00:10:08.330
  • COMMUNITY IS SO KEY FOR LIFE ALLTHE TIME, BUT ESPECIALLY IN THE
  • 00:10:08.330 --> 00:10:09.632
  • THE TIME, BUT ESPECIALLY IN THEMIDDLE OF A PANDEMIC AND
  • 00:10:09.632 --> 00:10:10.899
  • MIDDLE OF A PANDEMIC ANDESPECIALLY WHEN WE ARE
  • 00:10:10.899 --> 00:10:11.567
  • ESPECIALLY WHEN WE ARESTRUGGLING WITH OUR MENTAL
  • 00:10:11.567 --> 00:10:13.302
  • STRUGGLING WITH OUR MENTALHEALTH.
  • 00:10:13.302 --> 00:10:14.536
  • HEALTH.- Chrystal: I LOVE THAT, THE
  • 00:10:14.536 --> 00:10:16.905
  • - Chrystal: I LOVE THAT, THEFACT THAT WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND
  • 00:10:16.905 --> 00:10:19.775
  • FACT THAT WE NEED TO UNDERSTANDPERIOD IN LIFE HOW IMPORTANT
  • 00:10:19.775 --> 00:10:22.011
  • PERIOD IN LIFE HOW IMPORTANTCOMMUNITY IS.
  • 00:10:22.011 --> 00:10:24.380
  • COMMUNITY IS.WE NEED TO BE INTENTIONAL
  • 00:10:24.380 --> 00:10:25.414
  • WE NEED TO BE INTENTIONALBECAUSE WE ARE ALIVE, TO DEVELOP
  • 00:10:25.414 --> 00:10:28.517
  • BECAUSE WE ARE ALIVE, TO DEVELOPCOMMUNITY, SO WHEN THE STORMS
  • 00:10:28.517 --> 00:10:31.620
  • COMMUNITY, SO WHEN THE STORMSCOME WE HAVE SUPPORT.
  • 00:10:31.620 --> 00:10:33.155
  • COME WE HAVE SUPPORT.BUT I ALSO WANT TO JUST GIVE A
  • 00:10:33.155 --> 00:10:35.591
  • BUT I ALSO WANT TO JUST GIVE ANOD TO THE FACT THAT SOMETIMES
  • 00:10:35.591 --> 00:10:37.893
  • NOD TO THE FACT THAT SOMETIMESIT'S THE CRISIS THAT CAUSES YOU
  • 00:10:37.893 --> 00:10:38.794
  • IT'S THE CRISIS THAT CAUSES YOUTO SEARCH OUT COMMUNITY AND IT'S
  • 00:10:38.794 --> 00:10:39.762
  • TO SEARCH OUT COMMUNITY AND IT'SOUT OF THAT CRISIS THAT
  • 00:10:39.762 --> 00:10:42.131
  • OUT OF THAT CRISIS THATCOMMUNITY IS BORN.
  • 00:10:42.131 --> 00:10:44.199
  • COMMUNITY IS BORN.THAT'S WHY WE HAVE AT A LOT OF
  • 00:10:44.199 --> 00:10:46.101
  • THAT'S WHY WE HAVE AT A LOT OFCHURCHES, DIVORCE CARE OR GRIEF
  • 00:10:46.101 --> 00:10:48.203
  • CHURCHES, DIVORCE CARE OR GRIEFSUPPORT GROUP, OR IN A LOT OF
  • 00:10:48.203 --> 00:10:49.471
  • SUPPORT GROUP, OR IN A LOT OFCHURCHES THEY'VE GOT FREEDOM
  • 00:10:49.471 --> 00:10:50.839
  • CHURCHES THEY'VE GOT FREEDOMCLASSES, WHATEVER THEY CALL
  • 00:10:50.839 --> 00:10:53.308
  • CLASSES, WHATEVER THEY CALLTHEM, WHEN THERE ARE CHEMICAL
  • 00:10:53.308 --> 00:10:54.209
  • THEM, WHEN THERE ARE CHEMICALDEPENDENCIES OR ADDICTIONS WHERE
  • 00:10:54.209 --> 00:10:55.878
  • DEPENDENCIES OR ADDICTIONS WHEREYOU COME TOGETHER AND YOU SAY,
  • 00:10:55.878 --> 00:10:57.946
  • YOU COME TOGETHER AND YOU SAY,HEY, THERE'S A PROBLEM, THERE'S
  • 00:10:57.946 --> 00:11:00.149
  • HEY, THERE'S A PROBLEM, THERE'SA CRISIS IN MY LIFE AND I NEED
  • 00:11:00.149 --> 00:11:02.484
  • A CRISIS IN MY LIFE AND I NEEDSUPPORT TO MOVE FORWARD TO
  • 00:11:02.484 --> 00:11:03.152
  • SUPPORT TO MOVE FORWARD TOCONTINUE LIVING DESPITE THIS
  • 00:11:03.152 --> 00:11:05.954
  • CONTINUE LIVING DESPITE THISDIFFICULTY.
  • 00:11:05.954 --> 00:11:07.189
  • DIFFICULTY.I WANT TO TELL YOU, LISTEN, IF
  • 00:11:07.189 --> 00:11:10.125
  • I WANT TO TELL YOU, LISTEN, IFCOVID-19 HAS BEEN STRESSFUL FOR
  • 00:11:10.125 --> 00:11:11.894
  • COVID-19 HAS BEEN STRESSFUL FORYOU BUT IT REALLY HASN'T THROWN
  • 00:11:11.894 --> 00:11:13.796
  • YOU BUT IT REALLY HASN'T THROWNYOU INTO A CRISIS AND YOU DON'T
  • 00:11:13.796 --> 00:11:16.665
  • YOU INTO A CRISIS AND YOU DON'THAVE COMMUNITY, THIS CRISIS IS
  • 00:11:16.665 --> 00:11:18.133
  • HAVE COMMUNITY, THIS CRISIS ISENOUGH FOR YOU TO GET ONE.
  • 00:11:18.133 --> 00:11:19.001
  • ENOUGH FOR YOU TO GET ONE.I ALSO WANT TO ENCOURAGE THOSE
  • 00:11:19.001 --> 00:11:20.302
  • I ALSO WANT TO ENCOURAGE THOSEOF YOU WHO ARE TOTALLY IN
  • 00:11:20.302 --> 00:11:21.970
  • OF YOU WHO ARE TOTALLY INCRISIS, THE MONEY HAS STOPPED
  • 00:11:21.970 --> 00:11:24.106
  • CRISIS, THE MONEY HAS STOPPEDFLOWING, IT'S VERY DIFFICULT FOR
  • 00:11:24.106 --> 00:11:26.041
  • FLOWING, IT'S VERY DIFFICULT FORYOU TO BE IN A HOUSE WITH PEOPLE
  • 00:11:26.041 --> 00:11:28.043
  • YOU TO BE IN A HOUSE WITH PEOPLETHAT BEING AWAY FROM EACH OTHER
  • 00:11:28.043 --> 00:11:30.913
  • THAT BEING AWAY FROM EACH OTHERHELPED Y'ALL FUNCTION WHETHER IT
  • 00:11:30.913 --> 00:11:32.548
  • HELPED Y'ALL FUNCTION WHETHER ITWAS YOUR KIDS OR YOUR SPOUSE OR
  • 00:11:32.548 --> 00:11:33.382
  • WAS YOUR KIDS OR YOUR SPOUSE ORYOUR ROOMMATE AND NOW YOU'RE
  • 00:11:33.382 --> 00:11:35.784
  • YOUR ROOMMATE AND NOW YOU'RETOGETHER NONSTOP.
  • 00:11:35.784 --> 00:11:37.086
  • TOGETHER NONSTOP.I WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOU TO SAY,
  • 00:11:37.086 --> 00:11:38.620
  • I WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOU TO SAY,OKAY, THIS IS THE CRISIS THAT IS
  • 00:11:38.620 --> 00:11:41.356
  • OKAY, THIS IS THE CRISIS THAT ISWAKING ME UP TO MY NEED FOR
  • 00:11:41.356 --> 00:11:43.859
  • WAKING ME UP TO MY NEED FORCOMMUNITY.
  • 00:11:43.859 --> 00:11:44.960
  • COMMUNITY.WHETHER THAT IS OFFICIAL
  • 00:11:44.960 --> 00:11:46.295
  • WHETHER THAT IS OFFICIALCOUNSELING, CUZ I KNOW SO MANY
  • 00:11:46.295 --> 00:11:47.563
  • COUNSELING, CUZ I KNOW SO MANYCHURCHES ARE OFFERING COUNSELING
  • 00:11:47.563 --> 00:11:50.265
  • CHURCHES ARE OFFERING COUNSELINGNOW, OR THAT YOU SEEK OUT A
  • 00:11:50.265 --> 00:11:52.835
  • NOW, OR THAT YOU SEEK OUT ACOUNSELOR THAT YOU CAN DO
  • 00:11:52.835 --> 00:11:54.103
  • COUNSELOR THAT YOU CAN DOCONVERSATIONS WITH VIRTUALLY,
  • 00:11:54.103 --> 00:11:55.571
  • CONVERSATIONS WITH VIRTUALLY,HAVE CONVERSATIONS VIRTUALLY, OR
  • 00:11:55.571 --> 00:11:57.673
  • HAVE CONVERSATIONS VIRTUALLY, ORWHETHER IT'S AS SIMPLE AS I JUST
  • 00:11:57.673 --> 00:11:59.208
  • WHETHER IT'S AS SIMPLE AS I JUSTNEED TO CONNECT WITH OTHER MOMS
  • 00:11:59.208 --> 00:12:02.277
  • NEED TO CONNECT WITH OTHER MOMSTHAT HAVE KIDS MY AGES.
  • 00:12:02.277 --> 00:12:03.045
  • THAT HAVE KIDS MY AGES.AND I'M GOING TO, BECAUSE THIS
  • 00:12:03.045 --> 00:12:04.613
  • AND I'M GOING TO, BECAUSE THISIS OVERWHELMING FOR ME, BECAUSE
  • 00:12:04.613 --> 00:12:06.215
  • IS OVERWHELMING FOR ME, BECAUSEI DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH MY
  • 00:12:06.215 --> 00:12:07.783
  • I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH MYKIDS AT HOME ALL DAY AND THAT'S
  • 00:12:07.783 --> 00:12:09.618
  • KIDS AT HOME ALL DAY AND THAT'SMAKING ME ANXIOUS AND STRESSED
  • 00:12:09.618 --> 00:12:10.886
  • MAKING ME ANXIOUS AND STRESSEDTO SAY IN THIS SEASON I ACTUALLY
  • 00:12:10.886 --> 00:12:13.155
  • TO SAY IN THIS SEASON I ACTUALLYCAN BEGIN COMMUNITY NOW.
  • 00:12:13.155 --> 00:12:14.723
  • CAN BEGIN COMMUNITY NOW.HEY, MONDAY NIGHT AT 8 P.M., PUT
  • 00:12:14.723 --> 00:12:15.524
  • HEY, MONDAY NIGHT AT 8 P.M., PUTTHE KIDS TO BED.
  • 00:12:15.524 --> 00:12:17.793
  • THE KIDS TO BED.CAN WE HAVE A DISCUSSION?
  • 00:12:17.793 --> 00:12:19.461
  • CAN WE HAVE A DISCUSSION?IT'S OKAY FOR CRISIS TO CAUSE
  • 00:12:19.461 --> 00:12:22.297
  • IT'S OKAY FOR CRISIS TO CAUSEYOU TO SEE AND BEGIN TO
  • 00:12:22.297 --> 00:12:25.100
  • YOU TO SEE AND BEGIN TOFACILITATE COMMUNITY IN YOUR
  • 00:12:25.100 --> 00:12:26.969
  • FACILITATE COMMUNITY IN YOURLIFE, AND WHAT YOU NEED SOMEBODY
  • 00:12:26.969 --> 00:12:29.138
  • LIFE, AND WHAT YOU NEED SOMEBODYELSE PROBABLY DOES.
  • 00:12:29.138 --> 00:12:32.541
  • ELSE PROBABLY DOES.THAT SAID, I WOULD ALLOW PEOPLE
  • 00:12:32.541 --> 00:12:34.309
  • THAT SAID, I WOULD ALLOW PEOPLETHAT KNOW YOU TO SPEAK INTO THIS
  • 00:12:34.309 --> 00:12:35.711
  • THAT KNOW YOU TO SPEAK INTO THISVARY OF THE DEPRESSION AND
  • 00:12:35.711 --> 00:12:37.846
  • VARY OF THE DEPRESSION ANDANXIETY SO THAT YOU KNOW, IS
  • 00:12:37.846 --> 00:12:38.981
  • ANXIETY SO THAT YOU KNOW, ISTHIS A SUPPORT GROUP?
  • 00:12:38.981 --> 00:12:40.516
  • THIS A SUPPORT GROUP?IS THIS A FRIEND GROUP?
  • 00:12:40.516 --> 00:12:41.150
  • IS THIS A FRIEND GROUP?OR DO I NEED TO CALL A
  • 00:12:41.150 --> 00:12:42.117
  • OR DO I NEED TO CALL APROFESSIONAL?
  • 00:12:42.117 --> 00:12:42.985
  • PROFESSIONAL?AND IF YOU'RE NOT SURE, IT'S
  • 00:12:42.985 --> 00:12:43.719
  • AND IF YOU'RE NOT SURE, IT'SOKAY TO START WITH THE
  • 00:12:43.719 --> 00:12:44.853
  • OKAY TO START WITH THEPROFESSIONAL OR START EITHER
  • 00:12:44.853 --> 00:12:46.622
  • PROFESSIONAL OR START EITHERWAY.
  • 00:12:46.622 --> 00:12:49.491
  • WAY.BUT I THINK THE KEY IS, START.
  • 00:12:49.491 --> 00:12:50.225
  • BUT I THINK THE KEY IS, START.IF YOU HAVE NOT STARTED BEFORE
  • 00:12:50.225 --> 00:12:50.993
  • IF YOU HAVE NOT STARTED BEFORENOW, START.
  • 00:12:50.993 --> 00:12:51.860
  • NOW, START.BECAUSE YOU DON'T HAVE TO FEEL
  • 00:12:51.860 --> 00:12:53.729
  • BECAUSE YOU DON'T HAVE TO FEELDEPRESSED AND ALONE.
  • 00:12:53.729 --> 00:12:54.530
  • DEPRESSED AND ALONE.YOU DON'T HAVE TO FEEL ANXIOUS
  • 00:12:54.530 --> 00:12:56.365
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO FEEL ANXIOUSAND ALONE.
  • 00:12:56.365 --> 00:12:57.633
  • AND ALONE.YOU DON'T HAVE TO FEEL TOTALLY
  • 00:12:57.633 --> 00:13:00.068
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO FEEL TOTALLYOVERWHELMED AND ALONE.
  • 00:13:00.068 --> 00:13:02.504
  • OVERWHELMED AND ALONE.AT LEAST TAKE THE ALONE OUT OF
  • 00:13:02.504 --> 00:13:04.273
  • AT LEAST TAKE THE ALONE OUT OFTHE EQUATION.
  • 00:13:04.273 --> 00:13:05.707
  • THE EQUATION.ONE LAST THING I'M THINKING
  • 00:13:05.707 --> 00:13:06.942
  • ONE LAST THING I'M THINKINGABOUT TOO, FOR THOSE OF US WHO
  • 00:13:06.942 --> 00:13:09.044
  • ABOUT TOO, FOR THOSE OF US WHOHAVE COMMUNITY IS TO BE
  • 00:13:09.044 --> 00:13:10.946
  • HAVE COMMUNITY IS TO BEINTENTIONAL, ESPECIALLY IN THIS
  • 00:13:10.946 --> 00:13:11.814
  • INTENTIONAL, ESPECIALLY IN THISSEASON OF REACHING OUT AND
  • 00:13:11.814 --> 00:13:13.348
  • SEASON OF REACHING OUT ANDSTAYING CONNECTED.
  • 00:13:13.348 --> 00:13:16.285
  • STAYING CONNECTED.IT IS REALLY EASY TO THINK, THEY
  • 00:13:16.285 --> 00:13:18.787
  • IT IS REALLY EASY TO THINK, THEYKIND OF KNOW HOW I AM, LIKE
  • 00:13:18.787 --> 00:13:19.922
  • KIND OF KNOW HOW I AM, LIKEWE'RE ALREADY FRIENDS.
  • 00:13:19.922 --> 00:13:21.590
  • WE'RE ALREADY FRIENDS.I DON'T NEED COMMUNITY.
  • 00:13:21.590 --> 00:13:23.992
  • I DON'T NEED COMMUNITY.WHAT ABOUT THEM?
  • 00:13:23.992 --> 00:13:25.294
  • WHAT ABOUT THEM?WHAT IF YOUR TEXT OR YOUR PHONE
  • 00:13:25.294 --> 00:13:27.729
  • WHAT IF YOUR TEXT OR YOUR PHONECALL, WHAT ABOUT IF YOUR
  • 00:13:27.729 --> 00:13:30.165
  • CALL, WHAT ABOUT IF YOURINVITATION TO MEET ONLINE
  • 00:13:30.165 --> 00:13:31.066
  • INVITATION TO MEET ONLINEVIRTUALLY IS A LIFELINE FOR
  • 00:13:31.066 --> 00:13:33.068
  • VIRTUALLY IS A LIFELINE FORTHEM?
  • 00:13:33.068 --> 00:13:34.369
  • THEM?AND WHAT IF IT'S IN THESE
  • 00:13:34.369 --> 00:13:35.604
  • AND WHAT IF IT'S IN THESEMOMENTS, IN THE MOST DIFFICULT
  • 00:13:35.604 --> 00:13:37.072
  • MOMENTS, IN THE MOST DIFFICULTMOMENTS WHERE WE BUOY AND
  • 00:13:37.072 --> 00:13:38.207
  • MOMENTS WHERE WE BUOY ANDSTRENGTHEN THE CONNECTIONS WE
  • 00:13:38.207 --> 00:13:40.275
  • STRENGTHEN THE CONNECTIONS WEALREADY HAVE.
  • 00:13:40.275 --> 00:13:41.944
  • ALREADY HAVE.SO WHETHER YOU ALREADY HAD IT,
  • 00:13:41.944 --> 00:13:43.312
  • SO WHETHER YOU ALREADY HAD IT,YOU NEVER HAD IT OR WHETHER
  • 00:13:43.312 --> 00:13:44.479
  • YOU NEVER HAD IT OR WHETHERYOU'VE HAD IT AND NOT PAID
  • 00:13:44.479 --> 00:13:45.981
  • YOU'VE HAD IT AND NOT PAIDATTENTION TO IT, SEASONS LIKE
  • 00:13:45.981 --> 00:13:47.549
  • ATTENTION TO IT, SEASONS LIKETHIS ARE WAKE-UP CALLS FOR
  • 00:13:47.549 --> 00:13:49.117
  • THIS ARE WAKE-UP CALLS FORCOMMUNITY.
  • 00:13:49.117 --> 00:13:50.519
  • COMMUNITY.YES, TO DEAL WITH DEPRESSION AND
  • 00:13:50.519 --> 00:13:52.354
  • YES, TO DEAL WITH DEPRESSION ANDANXIETY, BUT TO BUOY OUR
  • 00:13:52.354 --> 00:13:54.122
  • ANXIETY, BUT TO BUOY OURCONNECTIONS SO AS WE CONTINUE TO
  • 00:13:54.122 --> 00:13:55.724
  • CONNECTIONS SO AS WE CONTINUE TOLIVE AND HAVE FUTURE SEASONS OF
  • 00:13:55.724 --> 00:13:57.459
  • LIVE AND HAVE FUTURE SEASONS OFLIFE, GOOD AND BAD, WE HAVE
  • 00:13:57.459 --> 00:13:58.827
  • LIFE, GOOD AND BAD, WE HAVEPEOPLE TO SHARE THEM WITH TO
  • 00:13:58.827 --> 00:14:01.730
  • PEOPLE TO SHARE THEM WITH TOHELP.
  • 00:14:01.730 --> 00:14:02.831
  • HELP.- Sheila: YEAH, THAT'S SO GOOD.
  • 00:14:02.831 --> 00:14:04.499
  • - Sheila: YEAH, THAT'S SO GOOD.ONE OF THE THINGS ABOUT
  • 00:14:04.499 --> 00:14:06.301
  • ONE OF THE THINGS ABOUTDEPRESSION AND ANXIETY, I'M
  • 00:14:06.301 --> 00:14:09.037
  • DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY, I'MSPEAKING FROM MY ONE EXPERIENCE,
  • 00:14:09.037 --> 00:14:11.773
  • SPEAKING FROM MY ONE EXPERIENCE,AT MY WORST I WANTED TO
  • 00:14:11.773 --> 00:14:13.408
  • AT MY WORST I WANTED TOSELF-ISOLATE BEFORE WE WERE
  • 00:14:13.408 --> 00:14:15.177
  • SELF-ISOLATE BEFORE WE WEREASKED TO SELF-ISOLATE.
  • 00:14:15.177 --> 00:14:15.944
  • ASKED TO SELF-ISOLATE.THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT IT WHERE
  • 00:14:15.944 --> 00:14:18.146
  • THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT IT WHEREIT'S JUST OVERWHELMING.
  • 00:14:18.146 --> 00:14:19.348
  • IT'S JUST OVERWHELMING.AND THERE WERE SO MANY DAYS WHEN
  • 00:14:19.348 --> 00:14:21.250
  • AND THERE WERE SO MANY DAYS WHENI JUST WANTED TO STAY IN BED AND
  • 00:14:21.250 --> 00:14:23.652
  • I JUST WANTED TO STAY IN BED ANDPULL THE COVERS OVER MY HEAD.
  • 00:14:23.652 --> 00:14:25.520
  • PULL THE COVERS OVER MY HEAD.IT'S THE WORST THING YOU CAN DO,
  • 00:14:25.520 --> 00:14:27.022
  • IT'S THE WORST THING YOU CAN DO,BUT IT FEELS LIKE THE ONLY THING
  • 00:14:27.022 --> 00:14:30.559
  • BUT IT FEELS LIKE THE ONLY THINGYOU CAN DO.
  • 00:14:30.559 --> 00:14:31.994
  • YOU CAN DO.SO I WOULD JUST SAY TO ANY OF
  • 00:14:31.994 --> 00:14:32.828
  • SO I WOULD JUST SAY TO ANY OFYOU WHO ARE STRUGGLING WITH
  • 00:14:32.828 --> 00:14:34.363
  • YOU WHO ARE STRUGGLING WITHTHESE KIND OF ISSUES, THERE'S
  • 00:14:34.363 --> 00:14:36.865
  • THESE KIND OF ISSUES, THERE'SSOMETHING ABOUT BEING
  • 00:14:36.865 --> 00:14:37.733
  • SOMETHING ABOUT BEINGINTENTIONAL IN OUR OWN HEALING
  • 00:14:37.733 --> 00:14:39.768
  • INTENTIONAL IN OUR OWN HEALINGAS WELL.
  • 00:14:39.768 --> 00:14:41.069
  • AS WELL.IT'S VERY EASY AND I UNDERSTAND
  • 00:14:41.069 --> 00:14:43.171
  • IT'S VERY EASY AND I UNDERSTANDTHE TEMPTATION, AND PARTICULARLY
  • 00:14:43.171 --> 00:14:45.407
  • THE TEMPTATION, AND PARTICULARLYTHESE DAYS WHERE NOBODY EXPECTS
  • 00:14:45.407 --> 00:14:48.710
  • THESE DAYS WHERE NOBODY EXPECTSUS TO BE OUT.
  • 00:14:48.710 --> 00:14:50.746
  • US TO BE OUT.SO, IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT TO
  • 00:14:50.746 --> 00:14:52.547
  • SO, IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT TOMAKE A COMMITMENT TO YOURSELF
  • 00:14:52.547 --> 00:14:54.283
  • MAKE A COMMITMENT TO YOURSELFBECAUSE YOU'RE WORTH IT.
  • 00:14:54.283 --> 00:14:55.484
  • BECAUSE YOU'RE WORTH IT.THAT'S THE THING THAT KEPT ME
  • 00:14:55.484 --> 00:14:57.252
  • THAT'S THE THING THAT KEPT MEHOLDING ON TO LIFE IN MY DARKEST
  • 00:14:57.252 --> 00:15:00.155
  • HOLDING ON TO LIFE IN MY DARKESTDAYS, THE VALUE CHRIST PLACES ON
  • 00:15:00.155 --> 00:15:01.690
  • DAYS, THE VALUE CHRIST PLACES ONMY LIFE.
  • 00:15:01.690 --> 00:15:03.325
  • MY LIFE.I REMEMBER WHEN BARRY AND I WERE
  • 00:15:03.325 --> 00:15:04.459
  • I REMEMBER WHEN BARRY AND I WERESELLING OUR HOUSE IN FRISCO,
  • 00:15:04.459 --> 00:15:06.194
  • SELLING OUR HOUSE IN FRISCO,TEXAS WHEN CHRISTIAN WENT OFF TO
  • 00:15:06.194 --> 00:15:07.629
  • TEXAS WHEN CHRISTIAN WENT OFF TOCOLLEGE, AND I SAID TO A
  • 00:15:07.629 --> 00:15:09.231
  • COLLEGE, AND I SAID TO AREALTOR, HOW DO WE KNOW HOW TO
  • 00:15:09.231 --> 00:15:10.032
  • REALTOR, HOW DO WE KNOW HOW TOPRICE IT?
  • 00:15:10.032 --> 00:15:11.199
  • PRICE IT?SHE SAID IT'S WORTH WHATEVER
  • 00:15:11.199 --> 00:15:13.001
  • SHE SAID IT'S WORTH WHATEVERSOMEBODY IS WILLING TO PAY FOR
  • 00:15:13.001 --> 00:15:14.336
  • SOMEBODY IS WILLING TO PAY FORIT.
  • 00:15:14.336 --> 00:15:15.704
  • IT.I APPLY THAT TO MY LIFE AND TO
  • 00:15:15.704 --> 00:15:17.773
  • I APPLY THAT TO MY LIFE AND TOYOUR LIFE, THAT THE VALUE THAT
  • 00:15:17.773 --> 00:15:19.408
  • YOUR LIFE, THAT THE VALUE THATCHRIST HAS PLACED ON YOUR LIFE
  • 00:15:19.408 --> 00:15:23.111
  • CHRIST HAS PLACED ON YOUR LIFEIS HIS OWN LIFE.
  • 00:15:23.111 --> 00:15:24.813
  • IS HIS OWN LIFE.SO EVEN IF IT'S SIMPLY, AS
  • 00:15:24.813 --> 00:15:25.781
  • SO EVEN IF IT'S SIMPLY, ASCHRYSTAL SAID, CONNECT WITH
  • 00:15:25.781 --> 00:15:28.116
  • CHRYSTAL SAID, CONNECT WITHSOMEBODY.
  • 00:15:28.116 --> 00:15:29.318
  • SOMEBODY.AND SAY, HEY, CAN WE DO A LITTLE
  • 00:15:29.318 --> 00:15:31.553
  • AND SAY, HEY, CAN WE DO A LITTLEFACE TIME OR A LITTLE ZOOM CALL?
  • 00:15:31.553 --> 00:15:32.654
  • FACE TIME OR A LITTLE ZOOM CALL?AND JUST KNOW THAT YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:15:32.654 --> 00:15:34.256
  • AND JUST KNOW THAT YOU'RE NOTALONE.
  • 00:15:34.256 --> 00:15:37.092
  • ALONE.HAVING PEOPLE-- IT'S THE SAME, I
  • 00:15:37.092 --> 00:15:38.860
  • HAVING PEOPLE-- IT'S THE SAME, ILOVE THAT, LESLIE, THAT YOU HAVE
  • 00:15:38.860 --> 00:15:41.129
  • LOVE THAT, LESLIE, THAT YOU HAVETHOSE FRIENDS WHO WILL SPEAK
  • 00:15:41.129 --> 00:15:42.331
  • THOSE FRIENDS WHO WILL SPEAKLIFE OVER YOU BUT ALSO KNOW YOU
  • 00:15:42.331 --> 00:15:43.231
  • LIFE OVER YOU BUT ALSO KNOW YOUWELL ENOUGH TO SAY, HEY, COME
  • 00:15:43.231 --> 00:15:44.399
  • WELL ENOUGH TO SAY, HEY, COMEON, GIRLY, WE NEED SOME HELP
  • 00:15:44.399 --> 00:15:46.168
  • ON, GIRLY, WE NEED SOME HELPHERE.
  • 00:15:46.168 --> 00:15:48.236
  • HERE.IT USED TO BE WHEN I WORKED WITH
  • 00:15:48.236 --> 00:15:49.338
  • IT USED TO BE WHEN I WORKED WITHWOMEN OF FAITH, EVERY SATURDAY
  • 00:15:49.338 --> 00:15:50.405
  • WOMEN OF FAITH, EVERY SATURDAYNIGHT AFTER OUR CONFERENCES THEY
  • 00:15:50.405 --> 00:15:52.174
  • NIGHT AFTER OUR CONFERENCES THEYWOULD ALL GO OUT FOR DINNER AND
  • 00:15:52.174 --> 00:15:53.408
  • WOULD ALL GO OUT FOR DINNER ANDALL I WANTED TO DO WAS GO BACK
  • 00:15:53.408 --> 00:15:54.509
  • ALL I WANTED TO DO WAS GO BACKTO MY HOTEL ROOM, GET IN MY
  • 00:15:54.509 --> 00:15:56.345
  • TO MY HOTEL ROOM, GET IN MYPAJAMAS AND WATCH RERUNS OF
  • 00:15:56.345 --> 00:15:58.180
  • PAJAMAS AND WATCH RERUNS OF"EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND."
  • 00:15:58.180 --> 00:16:00.248
  • "EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND."THAT'S ALL I WANTED TO DO.
  • 00:16:00.248 --> 00:16:01.316
  • THAT'S ALL I WANTED TO DO.AND A LOT OF THE TIME THEY WOULD
  • 00:16:01.316 --> 00:16:02.751
  • AND A LOT OF THE TIME THEY WOULDLET ME DO THAT BUT EVERY NOW AND
  • 00:16:02.751 --> 00:16:05.587
  • LET ME DO THAT BUT EVERY NOW ANDAGAIN THEY WOULD SAY WE'RE
  • 00:16:05.587 --> 00:16:06.321
  • AGAIN THEY WOULD SAY WE'REMEETING DOWNSTAIRS IN THE LOBBY
  • 00:16:06.321 --> 00:16:07.823
  • MEETING DOWNSTAIRS IN THE LOBBYAND I'D SAY, I'M NOT COMING.
  • 00:16:07.823 --> 00:16:08.557
  • AND I'D SAY, I'M NOT COMING.THEY'RE LIKE, ACTUALLY YOU ARE.
  • 00:16:08.557 --> 00:16:09.624
  • THEY'RE LIKE, ACTUALLY YOU ARE.YOU ARE COMING.
  • 00:16:09.624 --> 00:16:13.195
  • YOU ARE COMING.AND SO, WE DO, WE NEED-- YOU'RE
  • 00:16:13.195 --> 00:16:16.665
  • AND SO, WE DO, WE NEED-- YOU'REWORTH FIGHTING FOR IS WHAT I
  • 00:16:16.665 --> 00:16:18.033
  • WORTH FIGHTING FOR IS WHAT IWANT TO SAY.
  • 00:16:18.033 --> 00:16:18.700
  • WANT TO SAY.YOU ARE WORTH FIGHTING FOR.
  • 00:16:18.700 --> 00:16:19.835
  • YOU ARE WORTH FIGHTING FOR.SO JUST MAKE ONE STEP,
  • 00:16:19.835 --> 00:16:21.336
  • SO JUST MAKE ONE STEP,CONNECTING WITH ONE PERSON, IT'S
  • 00:16:21.336 --> 00:16:22.904
  • CONNECTING WITH ONE PERSON, IT'SLIKE WALKING THROUGH A DOOR THAT
  • 00:16:22.904 --> 00:16:25.040
  • LIKE WALKING THROUGH A DOOR THATOPENS TO A LIGHTER, BRIGHTER
  • 00:16:25.040 --> 00:16:28.677
  • OPENS TO A LIGHTER, BRIGHTERPLACE.
  • 00:16:28.677 --> 00:16:30.178
  • PLACE.- Laurie: I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:16:30.178 --> 00:16:32.748
  • - Laurie: I LOVE THAT.DURING THIS TIME I THINK MATT
  • 00:16:32.748 --> 00:16:35.684
  • DURING THIS TIME I THINK MATTAND I WERE PROBABLY THROWN INTO,
  • 00:16:35.684 --> 00:16:36.651
  • AND I WERE PROBABLY THROWN INTO,OKAY, HOW DO WE HELP THE WORLD
  • 00:16:36.651 --> 00:16:39.087
  • OKAY, HOW DO WE HELP THE WORLDGO THROUGH THIS?
  • 00:16:39.087 --> 00:16:40.188
  • GO THROUGH THIS?WHATEVER WE'RE GOING THROUGH AND
  • 00:16:40.188 --> 00:16:41.957
  • WHATEVER WE'RE GOING THROUGH ANDSTART GETTING THE VOICES.
  • 00:16:41.957 --> 00:16:44.526
  • START GETTING THE VOICES.OUR MOTIVATION DURING THIS TIME
  • 00:16:44.526 --> 00:16:46.862
  • OUR MOTIVATION DURING THIS TIMEWAS HELPING OTHERS.
  • 00:16:46.862 --> 00:16:48.497
  • WAS HELPING OTHERS.AND I THINK THAT'S SO IMPORTANT.
  • 00:16:48.497 --> 00:16:49.364
  • AND I THINK THAT'S SO IMPORTANT.YOU GUYS WERE TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:16:49.364 --> 00:16:51.533
  • YOU GUYS WERE TALKING ABOUTREACHING OUT.
  • 00:16:51.533 --> 00:16:52.667
  • REACHING OUT.SO MANY TIMES WHEN WE GET OUR
  • 00:16:52.667 --> 00:16:55.837
  • SO MANY TIMES WHEN WE GET OURMINDS OFF OF OURSELVES, THINKING
  • 00:16:55.837 --> 00:16:57.939
  • MINDS OFF OF OURSELVES, THINKINGOF OTHERS, THAT'S HOW WE HEAL
  • 00:16:57.939 --> 00:16:59.041
  • OF OTHERS, THAT'S HOW WE HEALOURSELVES.
  • 00:16:59.041 --> 00:16:59.808
  • OURSELVES.IT'S LIKE WHEN YOU PRAY FOR
  • 00:16:59.808 --> 00:17:01.376
  • IT'S LIKE WHEN YOU PRAY FOROTHER PEOPLE, THAT'S WHEN WE GET
  • 00:17:01.376 --> 00:17:05.080
  • OTHER PEOPLE, THAT'S WHEN WE GETHEALED OUR OWN SELVES.
  • 00:17:05.080 --> 00:17:06.648
  • HEALED OUR OWN SELVES.I DON'T KNOW IF ANY OF YOU HAVE
  • 00:17:06.648 --> 00:17:09.918
  • I DON'T KNOW IF ANY OF YOU HAVELAID AWAKE AT NIGHT AND JUST
  • 00:17:09.918 --> 00:17:12.120
  • LAID AWAKE AT NIGHT AND JUSTTHOUGHT ABOUT ALL THE STUFF, AND
  • 00:17:12.120 --> 00:17:14.322
  • THOUGHT ABOUT ALL THE STUFF, ANDYOUR MIND JUST GOES.
  • 00:17:14.322 --> 00:17:15.857
  • YOUR MIND JUST GOES.AND THERE HAVE BEEN TIMES I'VE
  • 00:17:15.857 --> 00:17:17.759
  • AND THERE HAVE BEEN TIMES I'VESAT UP AND SAID, WHOA, HOLD IT.
  • 00:17:17.759 --> 00:17:19.961
  • SAT UP AND SAID, WHOA, HOLD IT.I'M NOT GOING TO THINK ABOUT IT.
  • 00:17:19.961 --> 00:17:20.996
  • I'M NOT GOING TO THINK ABOUT IT.BECAUSE WE CAN CHOOSE WHAT WE
  • 00:17:20.996 --> 00:17:21.897
  • BECAUSE WE CAN CHOOSE WHAT WETHINK ABOUT.
  • 00:17:21.897 --> 00:17:24.733
  • THINK ABOUT.AND SOMETIMES YOU JUST GO AHEAD
  • 00:17:24.733 --> 00:17:26.134
  • AND SOMETIMES YOU JUST GO AHEADAND GET OUT OF BED AND GO DO
  • 00:17:26.134 --> 00:17:27.569
  • AND GET OUT OF BED AND GO DOSOMETHING.
  • 00:17:27.569 --> 00:17:30.372
  • SOMETHING.GO READ A BOOK INSTEAD OF JUST
  • 00:17:30.372 --> 00:17:32.040
  • GO READ A BOOK INSTEAD OF JUSTLAYING THERE AND DWELLING.
  • 00:17:32.040 --> 00:17:33.175
  • LAYING THERE AND DWELLING.IT'S SO IMPORTANT TO CAPTURE ALL
  • 00:17:33.175 --> 00:17:36.011
  • IT'S SO IMPORTANT TO CAPTURE ALLTHOSE THOUGHTS.
  • 00:17:36.011 --> 00:17:37.479
  • THOSE THOUGHTS.THE BIBLE TALKS ABOUT THAT, THAT
  • 00:17:37.479 --> 00:17:39.014
  • THE BIBLE TALKS ABOUT THAT, THATYOU TAKE INTO CAPTIVITY ALL THE
  • 00:17:39.014 --> 00:17:43.018
  • YOU TAKE INTO CAPTIVITY ALL THETHOUGHTS THAT WOULD RAISE
  • 00:17:43.018 --> 00:17:45.220
  • THOUGHTS THAT WOULD RAISEITSELF, MAKE ITSELF BIGGER THAN
  • 00:17:45.220 --> 00:17:46.655
  • ITSELF, MAKE ITSELF BIGGER THANWHO WE KNOW GOD IS TO BE.
  • 00:17:46.655 --> 00:17:49.324
  • WHO WE KNOW GOD IS TO BE.SO THROUGH ANXIETY AND STUFF,
  • 00:17:49.324 --> 00:17:53.662
  • SO THROUGH ANXIETY AND STUFF,LESLIE, HOW IMPORTANT IS IT FOR
  • 00:17:53.662 --> 00:17:54.296
  • LESLIE, HOW IMPORTANT IS IT FORUS TO CONTROL WHAT WE ARE
  • 00:17:54.296 --> 00:17:58.200
  • US TO CONTROL WHAT WE AREFOCUSING ON?
  • 00:17:58.200 --> 00:17:59.734
  • FOCUSING ON?- Leslie: I DO LOVE THAT YOU
  • 00:17:59.734 --> 00:18:00.769
  • - Leslie: I DO LOVE THAT YOUBRING UP THAT ELEMENT OF CHOICE.
  • 00:18:00.769 --> 00:18:01.970
  • BRING UP THAT ELEMENT OF CHOICE.WE HAVE CHOICES TO MAKE.
  • 00:18:01.970 --> 00:18:03.738
  • WE HAVE CHOICES TO MAKE.AND HERE'S THE RUB.
  • 00:18:03.738 --> 00:18:06.274
  • AND HERE'S THE RUB.WHEN WE ARE IN THE MIDST OF A
  • 00:18:06.274 --> 00:18:07.742
  • WHEN WE ARE IN THE MIDST OF ASEASON OF ANXIETY OR DEPRESSION,
  • 00:18:07.742 --> 00:18:10.278
  • SEASON OF ANXIETY OR DEPRESSION,THE CHOICES THAT FEEL INTUITIVE
  • 00:18:10.278 --> 00:18:11.680
  • THE CHOICES THAT FEEL INTUITIVETO US ACTUALLY DON'T HELP US.
  • 00:18:11.680 --> 00:18:14.249
  • TO US ACTUALLY DON'T HELP US.KAYLA, YOU WERE TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:18:14.249 --> 00:18:16.017
  • KAYLA, YOU WERE TALKING ABOUTHOW WE WANT TO ISOLATE.
  • 00:18:16.017 --> 00:18:16.918
  • HOW WE WANT TO ISOLATE.SHEILA, YOU WERE SAYING THE SAME
  • 00:18:16.918 --> 00:18:17.986
  • SHEILA, YOU WERE SAYING THE SAMETHING.
  • 00:18:17.986 --> 00:18:19.154
  • THING.THAT FEELS GOOD.
  • 00:18:19.154 --> 00:18:21.022
  • THAT FEELS GOOD.IT FEELS LIKE ALL WE HAVE TO
  • 00:18:21.022 --> 00:18:23.191
  • IT FEELS LIKE ALL WE HAVE TOOFFER, AND YET IT'S NOT HELPFUL.
  • 00:18:23.191 --> 00:18:25.894
  • OFFER, AND YET IT'S NOT HELPFUL.SO HERE'S MY THING.
  • 00:18:25.894 --> 00:18:27.829
  • SO HERE'S MY THING.TAKE THE FEELINGS YOU EXPERIENCE
  • 00:18:27.829 --> 00:18:29.898
  • TAKE THE FEELINGS YOU EXPERIENCEYOURSELF AND AS JESUS DIRECTED
  • 00:18:29.898 --> 00:18:32.567
  • YOURSELF AND AS JESUS DIRECTEDUS, GO AND OFFER TO OTHERS THE
  • 00:18:32.567 --> 00:18:33.935
  • US, GO AND OFFER TO OTHERS THETHING YOU WOULD HAVE NEEDED IN
  • 00:18:33.935 --> 00:18:35.804
  • THING YOU WOULD HAVE NEEDED INTHAT TIME.
  • 00:18:35.804 --> 00:18:38.273
  • THAT TIME.ONE OF MY JOYFUL MOMENTS
  • 00:18:38.273 --> 00:18:40.742
  • ONE OF MY JOYFUL MOMENTSRECENTLY WAS WHEN ONE OF MY DEAR
  • 00:18:40.742 --> 00:18:41.910
  • RECENTLY WAS WHEN ONE OF MY DEARFRIENDS WHO I HADN'T GOTTEN TO
  • 00:18:41.910 --> 00:18:43.011
  • FRIENDS WHO I HADN'T GOTTEN TOSEE BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC, GOT
  • 00:18:43.011 --> 00:18:45.080
  • SEE BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC, GOTIN HER CAR AND DROVE OVER.
  • 00:18:45.080 --> 00:18:46.581
  • IN HER CAR AND DROVE OVER.WE LIVE IN DOWNTOWN SEATTLE,
  • 00:18:46.581 --> 00:18:48.183
  • WE LIVE IN DOWNTOWN SEATTLE,ABOUT FOUR BLOCKS FROM THE SPACE
  • 00:18:48.183 --> 00:18:49.551
  • ABOUT FOUR BLOCKS FROM THE SPACENEEDLE IN A HIGH-RISE.
  • 00:18:49.551 --> 00:18:50.385
  • NEEDLE IN A HIGH-RISE.VERY UNTRADITIONAL CITY KID
  • 00:18:50.385 --> 00:18:53.054
  • VERY UNTRADITIONAL CITY KIDHERE.
  • 00:18:53.054 --> 00:18:54.523
  • HERE.SO, I DON'T HAVE A FRONT DOOR.
  • 00:18:54.523 --> 00:18:55.991
  • SO, I DON'T HAVE A FRONT DOOR.YOU CAN'T DO A DRIVE-BY.
  • 00:18:55.991 --> 00:18:57.526
  • YOU CAN'T DO A DRIVE-BY.SHE LITERALLY PARKED DOWNSTAIRS,
  • 00:18:57.526 --> 00:19:00.061
  • SHE LITERALLY PARKED DOWNSTAIRS,CALLED ME AND SAID, COME OUT ON
  • 00:19:00.061 --> 00:19:01.429
  • CALLED ME AND SAID, COME OUT ONYOUR BALCONY AND SHE JUST WAVED
  • 00:19:01.429 --> 00:19:03.165
  • YOUR BALCONY AND SHE JUST WAVEDAT ME WITH THE BIGGEST SMILE ON
  • 00:19:03.165 --> 00:19:04.132
  • AT ME WITH THE BIGGEST SMILE ONHER FACE AND TALKED TO ME ON HER
  • 00:19:04.132 --> 00:19:06.168
  • HER FACE AND TALKED TO ME ON HERCELL PHONE.
  • 00:19:06.168 --> 00:19:08.003
  • CELL PHONE.SHE SAID I NEEDED TO SEE YOU.
  • 00:19:08.003 --> 00:19:10.172
  • SHE SAID I NEEDED TO SEE YOU.I HAD TO SEE YOU.
  • 00:19:10.172 --> 00:19:12.340
  • I HAD TO SEE YOU.NOT ON ZOOM.
  • 00:19:12.340 --> 00:19:13.408
  • NOT ON ZOOM.AND WHEN SHE DID THAT, SHE
  • 00:19:13.408 --> 00:19:14.609
  • AND WHEN SHE DID THAT, SHEMELTED MY HEART.
  • 00:19:14.609 --> 00:19:15.844
  • MELTED MY HEART.IT WAS SUCH AN EXTRAVAGANT
  • 00:19:15.844 --> 00:19:17.946
  • IT WAS SUCH AN EXTRAVAGANTSIMPLE GESTURE.
  • 00:19:17.946 --> 00:19:19.281
  • SIMPLE GESTURE.IT WAS A MOMENT IN TIME, BUT I
  • 00:19:19.281 --> 00:19:22.350
  • IT WAS A MOMENT IN TIME, BUT IKNEW I MATTER TO HER SO DEEPLY
  • 00:19:22.350 --> 00:19:24.219
  • KNEW I MATTER TO HER SO DEEPLYTHAT SHE GOT IN HER CAR AND
  • 00:19:24.219 --> 00:19:26.221
  • THAT SHE GOT IN HER CAR ANDDROVE DOWNTOWN AND PARKED AND
  • 00:19:26.221 --> 00:19:26.922
  • DROVE DOWNTOWN AND PARKED ANDWAVED AT ME BECAUSE SHE WANTED
  • 00:19:26.922 --> 00:19:28.223
  • WAVED AT ME BECAUSE SHE WANTEDTO SEE MY FACE.
  • 00:19:28.223 --> 00:19:28.990
  • TO SEE MY FACE.SO THERE ARE SIMPLE THINGS WE
  • 00:19:28.990 --> 00:19:30.525
  • SO THERE ARE SIMPLE THINGS WECAN DO FOR EACH OTHER.
  • 00:19:30.525 --> 00:19:33.328
  • CAN DO FOR EACH OTHER.I'VE BEEN CALLING MY 80 YEARS
  • 00:19:33.328 --> 00:19:34.596
  • I'VE BEEN CALLING MY 80 YEARSOLD MAMA TWICE A DAY BECAUSE
  • 00:19:34.596 --> 00:19:38.233
  • OLD MAMA TWICE A DAY BECAUSESHE'S ISOLATING.
  • 00:19:38.233 --> 00:19:40.802
  • SHE'S ISOLATING.I'M NOT CRAFTY AND I GOT OUT A
  • 00:19:40.802 --> 00:19:41.670
  • I'M NOT CRAFTY AND I GOT OUT ABOX OF CONSTRUCTION PAPER AND
  • 00:19:41.670 --> 00:19:44.206
  • BOX OF CONSTRUCTION PAPER ANDI'VE BEEN MAKING CARDS TO SEND
  • 00:19:44.206 --> 00:19:48.310
  • I'VE BEEN MAKING CARDS TO SENDTO PEOPLE BECAUSE I WANT TO SEND
  • 00:19:48.310 --> 00:19:49.110
  • TO PEOPLE BECAUSE I WANT TO SENDSOMETHING OF MYSELF THAT SAYS TO
  • 00:19:49.110 --> 00:19:50.145
  • SOMETHING OF MYSELF THAT SAYS TOTHEM, YOU'RE ON MY MIND.
  • 00:19:50.145 --> 00:19:51.446
  • THEM, YOU'RE ON MY MIND.I LOVE YOU, YOU ARE NOT
  • 00:19:51.446 --> 00:19:52.180
  • I LOVE YOU, YOU ARE NOTFORGOTTEN.
  • 00:19:52.180 --> 00:19:53.014
  • FORGOTTEN.LET'S DO THAT FOR EACH OTHER
  • 00:19:53.014 --> 00:19:55.116
  • LET'S DO THAT FOR EACH OTHERDURING THIS TIME.
  • 00:19:55.116 --> 00:19:57.219
  • DURING THIS TIME.SMALL THINGS IN A DARK PLACE
  • 00:19:57.219 --> 00:20:01.890
  • SMALL THINGS IN A DARK PLACESHED A BRIGHT LIGHT.
  • 00:20:01.890 --> 00:20:03.391
  • SHED A BRIGHT LIGHT.- Kayla: SO GOOD.
  • 00:20:03.391 --> 00:20:04.893
  • - Kayla: SO GOOD.I HAD SOMEONE ASK ME WHEN I WAS
  • 00:20:04.893 --> 00:20:06.461
  • I HAD SOMEONE ASK ME WHEN I WASWALKING THROUGH MY GRIEF
  • 00:20:06.461 --> 00:20:07.162
  • WALKING THROUGH MY GRIEFJOURNEY, JUST A BEAUTIFUL
  • 00:20:07.162 --> 00:20:08.230
  • JOURNEY, JUST A BEAUTIFULQUESTION.
  • 00:20:08.230 --> 00:20:09.464
  • QUESTION.SUCH A SIMPLE QUESTION, AND I
  • 00:20:09.464 --> 00:20:11.566
  • SUCH A SIMPLE QUESTION, AND IHADN'T THOUGHT ABOUT IT.
  • 00:20:11.566 --> 00:20:12.534
  • HADN'T THOUGHT ABOUT IT.SHE TEXTED ME.
  • 00:20:12.534 --> 00:20:13.902
  • SHE TEXTED ME.I DON'T EVEN KNOW HER VERY WELL.
  • 00:20:13.902 --> 00:20:15.370
  • I DON'T EVEN KNOW HER VERY WELL.SHE TEXTED ME AND SAID, HEY,
  • 00:20:15.370 --> 00:20:18.273
  • SHE TEXTED ME AND SAID, HEY,KAYLA, HOW CAN I SERVE YOU?
  • 00:20:18.273 --> 00:20:19.774
  • KAYLA, HOW CAN I SERVE YOU?WHAT CAN I DO TO SERVE YOU?
  • 00:20:19.774 --> 00:20:22.510
  • WHAT CAN I DO TO SERVE YOU?MAYBE THAT'S A QUESTION WE CAN
  • 00:20:22.510 --> 00:20:23.912
  • MAYBE THAT'S A QUESTION WE CANASK OUR FRIENDS IN OUR COMMUNITY
  • 00:20:23.912 --> 00:20:24.946
  • ASK OUR FRIENDS IN OUR COMMUNITYOR OUR FRIENDS THAT ARE
  • 00:20:24.946 --> 00:20:28.149
  • OR OUR FRIENDS THAT ARESTRUGGLING FINANCIALLY IN THIS
  • 00:20:28.149 --> 00:20:28.917
  • STRUGGLING FINANCIALLY IN THISCITIES ON OUR OVERWHELMED WITH
  • 00:20:28.917 --> 00:20:30.085
  • CITIES ON OUR OVERWHELMED WITHKIDS IN THIS SEASON, JUST
  • 00:20:30.085 --> 00:20:33.221
  • KIDS IN THIS SEASON, JUSTSHOOTING AN EASY TEXT LIKE, WHAT
  • 00:20:33.221 --> 00:20:34.189
  • SHOOTING AN EASY TEXT LIKE, WHATCAN I DO TO SERVE YOU TODAY?
  • 00:20:34.189 --> 00:20:35.357
  • CAN I DO TO SERVE YOU TODAY?I'D LOVE TO SERVE YOU TODAY.
  • 00:20:35.357 --> 00:20:37.225
  • I'D LOVE TO SERVE YOU TODAY.WHAT CAN I DO TO SERVE YOU?
  • 00:20:37.225 --> 00:20:38.860
  • WHAT CAN I DO TO SERVE YOU?I KNOW I WOULD LOVE TO RECEIVE
  • 00:20:38.860 --> 00:20:39.794
  • I KNOW I WOULD LOVE TO RECEIVETHAT TEXT FROM A FRIEND.
  • 00:20:39.794 --> 00:20:40.495
  • THAT TEXT FROM A FRIEND.SUCH A SIMPLE GESTURE AND I
  • 00:20:40.495 --> 00:20:41.329
  • SUCH A SIMPLE GESTURE AND ITHINK MOST OF THE TIME PEOPLE
  • 00:20:41.329 --> 00:20:42.063
  • THINK MOST OF THE TIME PEOPLEWILL SAY NO, I'M GOOD.
  • 00:20:42.063 --> 00:20:43.131
  • WILL SAY NO, I'M GOOD.I'M COVERED.
  • 00:20:43.131 --> 00:20:44.966
  • I'M COVERED.I'M GOOD.
  • 00:20:44.966 --> 00:20:46.701
  • I'M GOOD.BUT JUST THAT TEXT MEANS THE
  • 00:20:46.701 --> 00:20:49.704
  • BUT JUST THAT TEXT MEANS THEWORLD.
  • 00:20:49.704 --> 00:20:50.839
  • WORLD.ON A BAD DAY WHEN YOU'RE HAVING
  • 00:20:50.839 --> 00:20:54.509
  • ON A BAD DAY WHEN YOU'RE HAVINGA BAD DAY OR SITTING IN A DARK
  • 00:20:54.509 --> 00:20:58.813
  • A BAD DAY OR SITTING IN A DARKMOMENT, JUST GETTING THAT TEXT,
  • 00:20:58.813 --> 00:20:59.581
  • MOMENT, JUST GETTING THAT TEXT,EVEN IF YOU DON'T RESPOND TO THE
  • 00:20:59.581 --> 00:21:00.482
  • EVEN IF YOU DON'T RESPOND TO THETEXT, JUST READING THAT TEXT AND
  • 00:21:00.482 --> 00:21:01.082
  • TEXT, JUST READING THAT TEXT ANDKNOWING THAT SOMEONE WAS
  • 00:21:01.082 --> 00:21:01.850
  • KNOWING THAT SOMEONE WASTHINKING OF YOU AND THAT SOMEONE
  • 00:21:01.850 --> 00:21:02.784
  • THINKING OF YOU AND THAT SOMEONECARED ABOUT YOU MEANS THE WORLD
  • 00:21:02.784 --> 00:21:07.389
  • CARED ABOUT YOU MEANS THE WORLDAND IT MEANS SO MUCH.
  • 00:21:07.389 --> 00:21:08.323
  • AND IT MEANS SO MUCH.- Chrystal: I WANT TO PIGGYBACK
  • 00:21:08.323 --> 00:21:16.564
  • - Chrystal: I WANT TO PIGGYBACKOFF THAT, KAYLA, AND JUST SAY
  • 00:21:16.564 --> 00:21:19.401
  • OFF THAT, KAYLA, AND JUST SAYTHAT OFTEN, SENDING THE TEXT TO
  • 00:21:19.401 --> 00:21:20.168
  • THAT OFTEN, SENDING THE TEXT TOASK THAT QUESTION, I'VE LEARNED,
  • 00:21:20.168 --> 00:21:22.437
  • ASK THAT QUESTION, I'VE LEARNED,TOO, THAT IF I HAVE A THOUGHT
  • 00:21:22.437 --> 00:21:24.606
  • TOO, THAT IF I HAVE A THOUGHTABOUT WHAT I COULD DO, TO BE
  • 00:21:24.606 --> 00:21:26.675
  • ABOUT WHAT I COULD DO, TO BESPECIFIC IF I CAN, BECAUSE A
  • 00:21:26.675 --> 00:21:28.843
  • SPECIFIC IF I CAN, BECAUSE APERSON, WHETHER THEY ARE
  • 00:21:28.843 --> 00:21:31.046
  • PERSON, WHETHER THEY AREGRIEVING OR JUST HAD A BABY OR
  • 00:21:31.046 --> 00:21:31.946
  • GRIEVING OR JUST HAD A BABY ORTHEY ARE DEPRESSED OR FEELING
  • 00:21:31.946 --> 00:21:34.049
  • THEY ARE DEPRESSED OR FEELINGANXIETY, THEY MAY NOT KNOW.
  • 00:21:34.049 --> 00:21:36.251
  • ANXIETY, THEY MAY NOT KNOW.SO TO SAY, HEY, I'M THINKING
  • 00:21:36.251 --> 00:21:39.554
  • SO TO SAY, HEY, I'M THINKINGABOUT YOU AND I'D LOVE TO BUY
  • 00:21:39.554 --> 00:21:43.258
  • ABOUT YOU AND I'D LOVE TO BUYYOU A DINNER OR BRING BY A GIFT
  • 00:21:43.258 --> 00:21:44.159
  • YOU A DINNER OR BRING BY A GIFTCARD.
  • 00:21:44.159 --> 00:21:45.460
  • CARD.I'D LOVE TO COME TO YOUR HOUSE
  • 00:21:45.460 --> 00:21:46.227
  • I'D LOVE TO COME TO YOUR HOUSEAND LET'S GO FOR A WALK SIX FEET
  • 00:21:46.227 --> 00:21:46.661
  • AND LET'S GO FOR A WALK SIX FEETAPART.
  • 00:21:46.661 --> 00:21:47.662
  • APART.I'D LOVE TO.
  • 00:21:47.662 --> 00:21:49.764
  • I'D LOVE TO.SO, I DON'T HAVE TO.
  • 00:21:49.764 --> 00:21:51.099
  • SO, I DON'T HAVE TO.NO PRESSURE, BUT I WANT TO SERVE
  • 00:21:51.099 --> 00:21:52.801
  • NO PRESSURE, BUT I WANT TO SERVEYOU IF THERE'S ANOTHER WAY.
  • 00:21:52.801 --> 00:21:54.669
  • YOU IF THERE'S ANOTHER WAY.SO THAT WAY SOMETIMES IT'S
  • 00:21:54.669 --> 00:21:57.872
  • SO THAT WAY SOMETIMES IT'SHELPFUL.
  • 00:21:57.872 --> 00:21:58.606
  • HELPFUL.AND THAT'S WHY THE BIBLE, IT'S
  • 00:21:58.606 --> 00:21:59.307
  • AND THAT'S WHY THE BIBLE, IT'SSO IMPORTANT WHEN IT SAYS TO
  • 00:21:59.307 --> 00:22:00.241
  • SO IMPORTANT WHEN IT SAYS TOCOMFORT OTHER PEOPLE WITH THE
  • 00:22:00.241 --> 00:22:02.110
  • COMFORT OTHER PEOPLE WITH THECOMFORT YOU'VE RECEIVED.
  • 00:22:02.110 --> 00:22:03.478
  • COMFORT YOU'VE RECEIVED.BECAUSE WHEN YOU'VE HAD A BABY,
  • 00:22:03.478 --> 00:22:04.512
  • BECAUSE WHEN YOU'VE HAD A BABY,YOU KIND OF KNOW WHAT A NEW
  • 00:22:04.512 --> 00:22:06.114
  • YOU KIND OF KNOW WHAT A NEWMOMMY NEEDS, WHEN YOU'VE LOST A
  • 00:22:06.114 --> 00:22:06.748
  • MOMMY NEEDS, WHEN YOU'VE LOST ALOVED ONE, YOU CAN KIND OF
  • 00:22:06.748 --> 00:22:07.449
  • LOVED ONE, YOU CAN KIND OFIMAGINE WHAT THE OTHER PERSON
  • 00:22:07.449 --> 00:22:08.917
  • IMAGINE WHAT THE OTHER PERSONNEEDS.
  • 00:22:08.917 --> 00:22:09.617
  • NEEDS.YOU HAVE A VAT OF IDEAS.
  • 00:22:09.617 --> 00:22:10.885
  • YOU HAVE A VAT OF IDEAS.AND I WOULD SAY THE SAME THING
  • 00:22:10.885 --> 00:22:12.887
  • AND I WOULD SAY THE SAME THINGTO THE PERSON WHO'S STRUGGLING.
  • 00:22:12.887 --> 00:22:14.155
  • TO THE PERSON WHO'S STRUGGLING.AS YOU'RE LAYING THERE IN THE
  • 00:22:14.155 --> 00:22:15.156
  • AS YOU'RE LAYING THERE IN THEBED THINKING, I DON'T WANT TO GO
  • 00:22:15.156 --> 00:22:17.792
  • BED THINKING, I DON'T WANT TO GOOUTSIDE AND YOU START THINKING,
  • 00:22:17.792 --> 00:22:19.427
  • OUTSIDE AND YOU START THINKING,BUT I KNOW I NEED TO DRINK SOME
  • 00:22:19.427 --> 00:22:20.028
  • BUT I KNOW I NEED TO DRINK SOMEWATER.
  • 00:22:20.028 --> 00:22:21.429
  • WATER.BUT I KNOW I NEED TO GET SOME
  • 00:22:21.429 --> 00:22:23.198
  • BUT I KNOW I NEED TO GET SOMESUN.
  • 00:22:23.198 --> 00:22:24.866
  • SUN.BUT I KNOW I NEED TO GET UP AND
  • 00:22:24.866 --> 00:22:26.134
  • BUT I KNOW I NEED TO GET UP ANDFIX DINNER AND SPEND TIME WITH
  • 00:22:26.134 --> 00:22:28.203
  • FIX DINNER AND SPEND TIME WITHMY KIDS, I THINK YOU THEN CAN
  • 00:22:28.203 --> 00:22:30.038
  • MY KIDS, I THINK YOU THEN CANJUST MAKE A LITTLE LIST IN YOUR
  • 00:22:30.038 --> 00:22:31.439
  • JUST MAKE A LITTLE LIST IN YOURHEAD OR ON YOUR PHONE OR A PIECE
  • 00:22:31.439 --> 00:22:33.208
  • HEAD OR ON YOUR PHONE OR A PIECEOF PAPER SO WHEN SOMEBODY DOES
  • 00:22:33.208 --> 00:22:34.809
  • OF PAPER SO WHEN SOMEBODY DOESCALL YOU AND SAYS, HEY, HOW CAN
  • 00:22:34.809 --> 00:22:37.278
  • CALL YOU AND SAYS, HEY, HOW CANI SERVE YOU?
  • 00:22:37.278 --> 00:22:38.046
  • I SERVE YOU?THEN YOU HAVE THOSE THINGS IN
  • 00:22:38.046 --> 00:22:39.314
  • THEN YOU HAVE THOSE THINGS INYOUR HEAD.
  • 00:22:39.314 --> 00:22:40.348
  • YOUR HEAD.YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:22:40.348 --> 00:22:43.184
  • YOU KNOW WHAT?COULD YOU COME OVER AND JUST SIT
  • 00:22:43.184 --> 00:22:43.952
  • COULD YOU COME OVER AND JUST SITON YOUR TRUNK OF YOUR CAR AND
  • 00:22:43.952 --> 00:22:44.953
  • ON YOUR TRUNK OF YOUR CAR ANDI'LL SIT ON MINE AND LET'S SHARE
  • 00:22:44.953 --> 00:22:46.388
  • I'LL SIT ON MINE AND LET'S SHAREA CUP OF COFFEE AND TALK.
  • 00:22:46.388 --> 00:22:48.857
  • A CUP OF COFFEE AND TALK.SO, JUST START GATHERING THOSE
  • 00:22:48.857 --> 00:22:51.393
  • SO, JUST START GATHERING THOSEIDEAS SO THAT YOU'RE READY TO
  • 00:22:51.393 --> 00:22:52.660
  • IDEAS SO THAT YOU'RE READY TOOFFER THEM WHEN THAT MOMENTS
  • 00:22:52.660 --> 00:22:54.462
  • OFFER THEM WHEN THAT MOMENTSARRIVES.
  • 00:22:54.462 --> 00:22:55.196
  • ARRIVES.- Sheila: I LOVE THAT,
  • 00:22:55.196 --> 00:22:56.231
  • - Sheila: I LOVE THAT,CHRYSTAL.
  • 00:22:56.231 --> 00:22:58.133
  • CHRYSTAL.THAT'S SO GOOD.
  • 00:22:58.133 --> 00:22:59.267
  • THAT'S SO GOOD.I WANT TO SUGGEST SOMETHING ELSE
  • 00:22:59.267 --> 00:23:00.335
  • I WANT TO SUGGEST SOMETHING ELSETHAT MIGHT SEEM A LITTLE
  • 00:23:00.335 --> 00:23:02.036
  • THAT MIGHT SEEM A LITTLESTRANGE.
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  • STRANGE.AND I AM A LITTLE STRANGE.
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  • AND I AM A LITTLE STRANGE.IT MIGHT BE GOOD TO SET A DOWN
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  • IT MIGHT BE GOOD TO SET A DOWNAND GET ANOTHER CHAIR OPPOSITE
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  • AND GET ANOTHER CHAIR OPPOSITEYOU AND JUST LEAVE IT EMPTY, BUT
  • 00:23:15.183 --> 00:23:17.385
  • YOU AND JUST LEAVE IT EMPTY, BUTINVITE THE LORD TO BE THERE IN
  • 00:23:17.385 --> 00:23:20.021
  • INVITE THE LORD TO BE THERE INTHAT MOMENT WITH YOU.
  • 00:23:20.021 --> 00:23:21.389
  • THAT MOMENT WITH YOU.BECAUSE IF YOU'RE STRUGGLING IN
  • 00:23:21.389 --> 00:23:23.491
  • BECAUSE IF YOU'RE STRUGGLING INTHAT MOMENT, IF YOU'RE AFRAID,
  • 00:23:23.491 --> 00:23:25.593
  • THAT MOMENT, IF YOU'RE AFRAID,IF YOU'RE OVERWHELMED WITH
  • 00:23:25.593 --> 00:23:27.495
  • IF YOU'RE OVERWHELMED WITHANXIETY, IF YOU DO HAVE A
  • 00:23:27.495 --> 00:23:29.330
  • ANXIETY, IF YOU DO HAVE ADIAGNOSIS OF DEPRESSION OR IF
  • 00:23:29.330 --> 00:23:30.298
  • DIAGNOSIS OF DEPRESSION OR IFIT'S SIMPLY YOU THINK, HOW ON
  • 00:23:30.298 --> 00:23:31.433
  • IT'S SIMPLY YOU THINK, HOW ONEARTH AM I GOING TO PAY MY
  • 00:23:31.433 --> 00:23:33.401
  • EARTH AM I GOING TO PAY MYBILLS?
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  • BILLS?WHAT'S GONNA HAPPEN TO MY KIDS?
  • 00:23:34.269 --> 00:23:36.271
  • WHAT'S GONNA HAPPEN TO MY KIDS?WILL THEY GET TO GO TO COLLEGE?
  • 00:23:36.271 --> 00:23:37.439
  • WILL THEY GET TO GO TO COLLEGE?WILL THEY GET TO GO BACK TO
  • 00:23:37.439 --> 00:23:38.606
  • WILL THEY GET TO GO BACK TOSCHOOL?
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  • SCHOOL?IF THEY CAN'T GO BACK TO SCHOOL,
  • 00:23:39.441 --> 00:23:41.109
  • IF THEY CAN'T GO BACK TO SCHOOL,HOW AM I GONNA BE ABLE TO EARN
  • 00:23:41.109 --> 00:23:42.610
  • HOW AM I GONNA BE ABLE TO EARNENOUGH MONEY TO PUT FOOD ON THE
  • 00:23:42.610 --> 00:23:43.945
  • ENOUGH MONEY TO PUT FOOD ON THETABLE?
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  • TABLE?WHATEVER IT IS, I WANT YOU TO
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  • WHATEVER IT IS, I WANT YOU TOKNOW THIS.
  • 00:23:46.614 --> 00:23:48.917
  • KNOW THIS.GOD KNOWS EVERYTHING THAT YOU
  • 00:23:48.917 --> 00:23:51.152
  • GOD KNOWS EVERYTHING THAT YOUARE DEALING WITH RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:23:51.152 --> 00:23:53.221
  • ARE DEALING WITH RIGHT NOW.HE DOESN'T JUST KNOW IT, HE
  • 00:23:53.221 --> 00:23:56.324
  • HE DOESN'T JUST KNOW IT, HECARES FOR YOU.
  • 00:23:56.324 --> 00:23:57.192
  • CARES FOR YOU.AND THE GREATEST BREAKTHROUGH
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  • AND THE GREATEST BREAKTHROUGHHONESTLY IN MY OWN LIFE, I GAVE
  • 00:24:00.195 --> 00:24:01.696
  • HONESTLY IN MY OWN LIFE, I GAVEMY LIFE TO CHRIST WHEN I WAS
  • 00:24:01.696 --> 00:24:02.931
  • MY LIFE TO CHRIST WHEN I WASELEVEN.
  • 00:24:02.931 --> 00:24:04.165
  • ELEVEN.I'M NOW-- I THINK I'M 63, I'M
  • 00:24:04.165 --> 00:24:05.033
  • I'M NOW-- I THINK I'M 63, I'MNOT SURE.
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  • NOT SURE.I'M CLOSE TO THAT.
  • 00:24:06.501 --> 00:24:11.072
  • I'M CLOSE TO THAT.FIFTY-TWO YEARS OF THE
  • 00:24:11.072 --> 00:24:13.074
  • FIFTY-TWO YEARS OF THEFAITHFULNESS OF GOD IN MY LIFE.
  • 00:24:13.074 --> 00:24:15.343
  • FAITHFULNESS OF GOD IN MY LIFE.BUT THE GREATEST BREAKTHROUGH
  • 00:24:15.343 --> 00:24:16.945
  • BUT THE GREATEST BREAKTHROUGHWAS WHEN I GOT IT, I GET TO COME
  • 00:24:16.945 --> 00:24:17.745
  • WAS WHEN I GOT IT, I GET TO COMEAS I AM.
  • 00:24:17.745 --> 00:24:18.580
  • AS I AM.NOT AS I WISH I WAS.
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  • NOT AS I WISH I WAS.SO JUST SEE YOURSELF THERE AND
  • 00:24:21.282 --> 00:24:22.917
  • SO JUST SEE YOURSELF THERE ANDBRING EVERYTHING TO THE LORD.
  • 00:24:22.917 --> 00:24:26.387
  • BRING EVERYTHING TO THE LORD.LORD, I PRAY RIGHT NOW FOR EVERY
  • 00:24:26.387 --> 00:24:27.355
  • LORD, I PRAY RIGHT NOW FOR EVERYWOMAN WHO IS STRUGGLING, FOR
  • 00:24:27.355 --> 00:24:29.023
  • WOMAN WHO IS STRUGGLING, FOREVERYONE WHO IS WATCHING WHO
  • 00:24:29.023 --> 00:24:29.991
  • EVERYONE WHO IS WATCHING WHOJUST THINKS, I'M ALL ALONE.
  • 00:24:29.991 --> 00:24:32.760
  • JUST THINKS, I'M ALL ALONE.LORD, WILL YOU POUR YOUR
  • 00:24:32.760 --> 00:24:34.429
  • LORD, WILL YOU POUR YOURPRESENCE OUT AND WHEREVER THEY
  • 00:24:34.429 --> 00:24:36.498
  • PRESENCE OUT AND WHEREVER THEYARE, LORD, LORD, I PRAY YOUR
  • 00:24:36.498 --> 00:24:38.566
  • ARE, LORD, LORD, I PRAY YOURPEACE WILL FLOOD OVER THEM.
  • 00:24:38.566 --> 00:24:40.935
  • PEACE WILL FLOOD OVER THEM.THAT YOUR MERCY, LORD, MAKE IT
  • 00:24:40.935 --> 00:24:43.004
  • THAT YOUR MERCY, LORD, MAKE ITRAIN IN THEIR HOME WITH YOUR
  • 00:24:43.004 --> 00:24:45.340
  • RAIN IN THEIR HOME WITH YOURGLORY AND YOUR GRACE.
  • 00:24:45.340 --> 00:24:46.274
  • GLORY AND YOUR GRACE.LET THEM KNOW THAT THEY CAN BE
  • 00:24:46.274 --> 00:24:47.509
  • LET THEM KNOW THAT THEY CAN BEHONEST.
  • 00:24:47.509 --> 00:24:48.810
  • HONEST.THAT THEY CAN SPEAK THE TRUTH TO
  • 00:24:48.810 --> 00:24:50.411
  • THAT THEY CAN SPEAK THE TRUTH TOYOU AND RATHER THAN REJECT, YOU
  • 00:24:50.411 --> 00:24:52.881
  • YOU AND RATHER THAN REJECT, YOUWILL LEAN IN AND EMBRACE US.
  • 00:24:52.881 --> 00:24:55.016
  • WILL LEAN IN AND EMBRACE US.PLEASE BE SO CLOSE TO THEM,
  • 00:24:55.016 --> 00:24:57.252
  • PLEASE BE SO CLOSE TO THEM,LORD.
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  • LORD.LET THIS BE A SEASON OF RENEWAL
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  • LET THIS BE A SEASON OF RENEWALIN THE DARKEST MOMENTS OF LIFE,
  • 00:25:01.289 --> 00:25:03.091
  • IN THE DARKEST MOMENTS OF LIFE,BECAUSE THAT'S WHO YOU ARE AND
  • 00:25:03.091 --> 00:25:04.526
  • BECAUSE THAT'S WHO YOU ARE ANDWE ASK IT IN THE POWERFUL NAME
  • 00:25:04.526 --> 00:25:05.660
  • WE ASK IT IN THE POWERFUL NAMEOF JESUS.
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  • OF JESUS.AMEN.
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  • AMEN.- Laurie: AMEN.
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  • - Laurie: AMEN.YOU KNOW THAT'S SO GREAT.
  • 00:25:13.835 --> 00:25:15.403
  • YOU KNOW THAT'S SO GREAT.I LOVED YOUR ANALOGY OF SETTING
  • 00:25:15.403 --> 00:25:18.740
  • I LOVED YOUR ANALOGY OF SETTINGTHE CHAIR THERE.
  • 00:25:18.740 --> 00:25:20.008
  • THE CHAIR THERE.I HAVE A DOCTOR FRIENDS WHO'S
  • 00:25:20.008 --> 00:25:21.476
  • I HAVE A DOCTOR FRIENDS WHO'SJUST AMAZING.
  • 00:25:21.476 --> 00:25:24.345
  • JUST AMAZING.SHE IS A BRAIN DOCTOR.
  • 00:25:24.345 --> 00:25:27.015
  • SHE IS A BRAIN DOCTOR.SHE TALKS ABOUT WHEN YOU'RE
  • 00:25:27.015 --> 00:25:28.850
  • SHE TALKS ABOUT WHEN YOU'REHAVING THESE CONVERSATIONS, SHE
  • 00:25:28.850 --> 00:25:30.585
  • HAVING THESE CONVERSATIONS, SHESAID, TAKE YOURSELF OUT OF IT
  • 00:25:30.585 --> 00:25:31.352
  • SAID, TAKE YOURSELF OUT OF ITAND WATCH YOURSELF HAVING THAT
  • 00:25:31.352 --> 00:25:33.254
  • AND WATCH YOURSELF HAVING THATCONVERSATION.
  • 00:25:33.254 --> 00:25:34.489
  • CONVERSATION.IF YOU'RE SITTING THERE WITH THE
  • 00:25:34.489 --> 00:25:37.492
  • IF YOU'RE SITTING THERE WITH THELORD AND YOU'RE JUST SHARING
  • 00:25:37.492 --> 00:25:39.928
  • LORD AND YOU'RE JUST SHARINGYOUR HEART AND POURING OUT YOUR
  • 00:25:39.928 --> 00:25:40.662
  • YOUR HEART AND POURING OUT YOURHEART, LET HIM LOOK AT IT WITH
  • 00:25:40.662 --> 00:25:41.496
  • HEART, LET HIM LOOK AT IT WITHYOU.
  • 00:25:41.496 --> 00:25:42.730
  • YOU.YOU KNOW WHAT, ALL OF A SUDDEN,
  • 00:25:42.730 --> 00:25:44.566
  • YOU KNOW WHAT, ALL OF A SUDDEN,MAN, YOUR PROBLEMS BECOME SO
  • 00:25:44.566 --> 00:25:46.234
  • MAN, YOUR PROBLEMS BECOME SOSMALL AND YOU KNOW YOU ARE IN
  • 00:25:46.234 --> 00:25:47.001
  • SMALL AND YOU KNOW YOU ARE INTHE EMBRACE OF GOD AND I JUST
  • 00:25:47.001 --> 00:25:47.735
  • THE EMBRACE OF GOD AND I JUSTLOVE THAT.
  • 00:25:47.735 --> 00:25:49.270
  • LOVE THAT.I LOVE IT.
  • 00:25:49.270 --> 00:25:50.204
  • I LOVE IT.I LOVE YOU GIRLS, YOU'RE
  • 00:25:50.204 --> 00:25:51.739
  • I LOVE YOU GIRLS, YOU'REAMAZING.
  • 00:25:51.739 --> 00:25:52.473
  • AMAZING.YOU KNOW OUR "BETTER TOGETHER"
  • 00:25:52.473 --> 00:25:53.341
  • YOU KNOW OUR "BETTER TOGETHER"COMMUNITY IS ALWAYS HERE FOR
  • 00:25:53.341 --> 00:25:54.909
  • COMMUNITY IS ALWAYS HERE FORYOU.
  • 00:25:54.909 --> 00:25:55.944
  • YOU.YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ON
  • 00:25:55.944 --> 00:25:57.211
  • YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ONSOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US KNOW HOW
  • 00:25:57.211 --> 00:25:58.112
  • SOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US KNOW HOWWE CAN PRAY FOR YOU.
  • 00:25:58.112 --> 00:25:59.013
  • WE CAN PRAY FOR YOU.THANKS FOR JOINING US TODAY.
  • 00:25:59.013 --> 00:26:00.615
  • THANKS FOR JOINING US TODAY.WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US AGAIN
  • 00:26:00.615 --> 00:26:02.083
  • WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US AGAINTOMORROW.
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  • TOMORROW.WE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT WAYS TO
  • 00:26:04.419 --> 00:26:05.820
  • WE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT WAYS TOMAINTAIN A HEALTHY MIND.
  • 00:26:05.820 --> 00:26:07.121
  • MAINTAIN A HEALTHY MIND.WE WILL ALL SEE YOU THEN.
  • 00:26:07.121 --> 00:26:09.891
  • WE WILL ALL SEE YOU THEN.GOD BLESS YOU, BYE BYE.
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