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Am I Enough?

Aug 3, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Am I Enough? 

Absolutely not. 

And absolutely yes. 

It’s a paradox: a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true. 

You are nowhere near enough. 

You are absolutely enough. 

How can both be true? 

Today is my last day working for Union Gospel Mission. In this, my last blog post, I wanted to explore a truth, a crazy paradox, that God has been teaching me over and over again – a glimmer here, a slice there – for the past fourteen and a half years (and, honestly, the lesson started long before that). UGM proved to be an excellent training ground for the most profound lesson of my life. 

The Love and Power of the Gospel

Apr 6, 2022 8:12:57 AM

The Lord Jesus' death and resurrection revealed love and power in the most life-transforming way and Easter is a celebration of this truth.

Truly Loving Relationships

Nov 16, 2016 10:51:22 AM

What is a truly loving relationship? Director of Women's Recovery at Anna Ogden Hall, Jina Doggett, discusses UGM's approach to loving relationships.

Love and Power of the Gospel

Mar 15, 2016 4:36:04 PM

The Lord Jesus' death and resurrection revealed love and power in the most life-transforming way and Easter is a celebration of this truth.

Lose the Label: Player

Oct 7, 2015 3:05:31 PM

David was seen as a player because of his reputation going from woman to woman. His relationship addiction hurt both himself and others.

UGM Camp: a Girl Named Mina

Jul 22, 2015 2:31:00 PM

UGM Camp Staff Clare Pursch learned about love and sacrifice when she met camper Mina.

Experiencing God's Love at UGM Camp

May 27, 2015 2:41:00 PM

UGM Camp changed Clare Pursch's life. Working at camp, she saw and heard about brokenness and learned about God's love.

That's Unconditional Love

Apr 15, 2015 4:43:00 PM

Searching for love and belonging, Rachel Haynes finally realized what unconditional love truly is when she turned away from her addictions.

The Cycle of "Love"

Apr 8, 2015 2:55:00 PM

UGM LIFE Recovery Counselor Yvonne Wilhelm sheds light on relationship addiction - what it is and how it affects the women at UGM.

Having Someone to Love

Mar 6, 2015 1:38:00 PM

Anne Simons, a house manager at the Crisis Shelter, has observed the power of love in a life.