Making New Memories
In this podcast, Jon and Jess explore the topic of making new memories.
Jon shares how his second wife passed away from cancer. Through this painful tragedy, Jon focused on helping others and healing.
One thing Jon did on his path to emotional healing was to make new memories. The pain from the past could have easily crept into his life and made a permanent home which would either make or break relationship with God, a future mate, or any family and friends. So, Jon continued to create new memories when he met Jess.
Jon and Jess discuss the freedom of making new memories brings. Instead of being boxed in by fear and grief, throughout their relationship, he invited Jess to go to locations with him where he and his previous wife went.
Here are a few things to know about making new memories. Work this into your life naturally. When you find you are about to make a new memory, notice that and state out loud that you are making a new memory with your partner or yourself. The more you do this, the more you create a mindset of freedom and healing.
God doesn't erase our memories. He heals the pain and can make the painful memories seem dim and distant. He wants us to keep moving forward in faith with his help. Revelation 21:5 suggests this. Again, keep making more memories and begin to stop reflecting on the past. This is where fear comes in when we look at the past. Focusing on the past can definitely put a strain on a relationship. When we are interacting with each other focus on the now. This strategy alone will help you be more successful in relationship when we are faced with a make or break relationship moment.
With God's help, we can believe that the best is yet to come. We can look forward to the future when we choose to stay on the path God has prepared for us. Jon referencesPsalm 55:22 (NKJV), "Cast your burden on the Lord, and he shall sustain you; He shall never permit the righteous to be moved." Click To Tweet
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