73 minutes | Feb 26, 2021

"Made Whole" Jamie Bailey (Expedition Marriage)

God can take the broken pieces of our childhood, and not only make us whole, but He can make something beautiful, and living and thriving out of that brokenness.  Jamie Bailey and her husband Chris have a marriage counseling ministry, Expedition Marriage, that is helping so many around the world heal.  In this episode Jamie shares her story, and the remarkable, unimaginable way God put all of her broken pieces together.Habakkuk 1:5-"Look among the nations, and see; wonder and be astounded. For I am doing a work in your days that you would not believe if told."---------------------------------------------------Topics Shared:Childhood abuseFeeling unlovedTeen pregnancyTeen marriageDomestic violence and JailA new wonderful husbandGetting her G.E.D.Saved after a Christmas play rehearsal Learning to fall in love with the LordThree years of anxiety and agoraphobiaA move and a new beginningMasters Degrees as counselorsGlorious salvationUnexpected funeral officiantForgiveness and restorationExpedition Marriage5 Things Most Husbands Wish Their Wives KnewWebsite:https://expeditionmarriage.org/Podcast:Expedition MarriageBook: "Newlywed Couple's Devotional"Instagram: @expedition_marriageJamie Quotes:"As hard as it was dealing with him, what hurt the most, is her not protecting me. I started to believe I'm not worthy of love.""I would not know Jesus if it weren't for my husband. He entered into my life as a savior and as Jesus with skin on." If I had not learned to trust his love first, I never would have been put in a position to receive the Father's love for me." "Having a one-sided relationship with a parent is really hard.""I am somebody who loves big.""My hero was your villain.""It was at that moment the stamp was pressed upon me that says 'you are not lovable'."------------------------------------------For more everyday extraordinary faith stories:https://lettersfromhomepodcast.com/*FREE APP* Letters From Home Podcast has its own downloadable app., with all of our episodes in one easy place.  Search our podcast name in the Apple APP store, and in the Google Play store. All free!To suggest a story that must be told, yours or someone else’s, let’s chat. Also, we would love to support you in prayer.lfhpodcast@gmail.comTo join our Facebook Group for bonus live stories and convos:https://www.facebook.com/groups/3475957805750898For one splashy bright monthly Letters From Home Newsletterhttps://lettersfromhomepodcast.com/newsletter/To check out our YouTube channel:https://youtube.com/channel/UC_SR3ltt5p1w-hzjvGX5vag?view_as=subscriber/Ways to help Letters From Home make better content & and reach more people: here are our prayer requests & a giving link:https://lettersfromhome.com/support/We r on Instagram, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, iHeartRadio and all of the places podcasts live :)... all you need to do is type in ‘Letters From Home Podcast’ and it should pop right up.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=32455563" data-patreon-widget-type="become-patron-button">Become a Patron!
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