For many parents with a teen who is struggling or in crisis, it seems that the road they are traveling on is much like the Great Wall of China. The question most often asked, “When will this be over?” can resonate in a big way when it relates to that very distinctive road.
The journey for many is long and tiring, filled with highs and lows and twisted turns that are not expected. It involves strength when many parents feel so weak. Sometimes there is confusion and frustration if a parent is wondering if they are doing the right thing or going in the right direction. Continue reading
Christ came for the broken, the hurting, the imperfect. He came also to heal your hurting and struggling teen in crisis. Through the dark days, God is our Hope, our Light to guide through the unknown. There will come a day in which disorders, mental illness and addictions will be no more. God’s love will WIN. Pain and suffering will be gone FOREVER. In this I can say HALLELUJAH!
It’s hard us parents to see the dreams we have for our teens fading away when they are in crisis and are not doing what we had hoped for. We are in constant battle. Either keeping them alive, moving forward, or finding healing, this is what we are aiming for.
Sometimes we run into mountains or waters so deep that it is hard to stay afloat. And there are times when we are crying out for answers and nothing comes. What do you do then? TRUST!
God is the only Rock we can stand on, the only strength we can rely on. He is the ONLY one that has ways higher than ours, plans for the good of our teens who are hurting. He sees ALL. He knows ALL!
TRUST! That is all He is asking of us. It is in that trust we find hope. healing, clarity, faith, and TRUST!
Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act. Psalm 37:5
Your child is a mess. They have been in crisis after crisis, getting worse along the way. You’ve tried every avenue to help your teen, leaving you tired, weary, and frustrated. You have met a lot of opposition during the journey. In some cases, your teen’s crisis escalated as their behaviors became more risky and dangerous. For some of you, different treatment places didn’t help but maybe they have given you more turmoil for your family. Whatever the case, this story is for you. Meet some parents whose teen struggled with a few problems which catapulted into something bigger than they could handle. This is their story. I pray that you find a sense of hope in your own situation by seeking out more of The Envoy Group.
OUR STORY – THE START OF THE ENVOY GROUP
It’s been days, weeks, months, and for some of you…years. Still you wait. You wonder if God even hears you. You have prayed and prayed and now have come to a dreaded conclusion in your mind. You have started to doubt in God.
You imagine God lowering His head to listen to every word of desperation that comes out of your mouth. You beg God to please heal your son or daughter.
Did God not care? Did He find someone else to help instead of my broken family? Why is He making me wait so long to see healing? Continue reading