Jan 19, 2022 | Podcast, The Living Room

077: Beyond the White Picket Fence with Sheri Rose Shepherd

Only God can heal the broken-hearted!” 

In this episode, author and speaker, Sheri Rose Shepherd, shares from her newest book, Beyond the White Picket Fence: What to do When Your Life is Dismantled. In movie script format, Sheri describes her personal story alongside others who have learned to walk beyond betrayal, shame, and devastation.

Sheri experienced a fruitful ministry for 25 years when she was faced with stage 4 cancer, a broken marriage and several other crisis simultaneously. She had to learn to discover God in the midst of her suffering and trust Him to bring true healing.

If you’re tired of Band-Aid solutions to your pain and are looking for true healing in Jesus, then this is for you!

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Important Takeaways from Show

  • God will meet us in the middle of our suffering and help us to move beyond it
  • There is not a Band-Aid solution to suffering, but rather a process of healing for every pain and crisis
  • The Holy Spirit will gently lead you through your healing process
  • Identify the lies you’ve started to believe and replace them with God’s truth
  • It is not our suffering that makes us anointed or qualified to minister to others; it is Christ in us
  • There is a difference between a bitter heart and a broken heart
  • Be careful who you choose to process your pain with
  • “[God] heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds” Psalm 147:3
  • Healing from a broken heart starts with tears and grieving
  • “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18
  • We can’t rush our healing or anyone else’s
  • God will use people to walk beside the hurting, but only He can heal wounds

"Every season of suffering has an experation date" - Sheri Rose Shepherd - The Living Room Podcast - Ep 077

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30

Links from Show

NEW BOOK: Beyond the White Picket Fence: What to do When Your Life is Dismantled

DEVOTIONAL: His Princess Every Day Devotional: Love Letters From Your King

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