About Pathlight Way

Pat​hlight Way is a faith based website with a focus on emotional and spiritual wellness. Our go​al is to offer a variety of tools for those working toward meaningful personal and spiritual growth. We invest and rejoice in the new directions and positive outcomes of those who use our resources. Our classes and resource materials reflect Biblical principles and perspectives. The interconnection between spiritual and emotional well-being plays a significant role in our outlook and quality of life. A healthy blending of the spiritual and emotional can provide peaceful balance as well as the strength and strategies necessary to meet life's difficult challenges.

Our Classes

Classes on timely topics

Forgiveness

The journey of forgiving self and others

The concept of forgiveness has been long misused and misunderstood. Forgiveness is a process, not typically a discrete event that occurs upon command or solely with the recognition that forgiving is necessary. One cannot forgive on command any more than one can fall in love because someone else demands it. It requires deep introspection and emotional work in order to come to terms with recovery. Without this process, forgiveness fades and resentment begins to bleed into our relationships and other aspects of our lives.

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God's Promises for Life's Messes

Getting through tough times

Sometimes it seems that life's tough messes will never end. This study is about God presence and love through the endless trials and upheaval we face. God never promises that getting through tough times will be quick or painless. But he does promise to redeem for good what Satan intends for evil. This study educates and addresses ways Christians can navigate these life challenges. The study text is You'll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times by Max Lucado. Additional resources cover topics such as loss of a loved one, divorce, sadness and depression, emotional and physical abuse, sexual abuse, family dysfunction, chronic illness, and affairs.

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Heaven

A scriptural study

The Bible does not tell us everything about heaven. Nevertheless, scripture provides a wealth of information that paints a beautiful picture of what is to come. The purpose of this study is to focus on what God’s word reveals to us about heaven with the understanding there are many mysteries that will be made known when His plan is complete. Billy Graham wrote in The Heaven Answer Book, “The Bible doesn’t tell us everything we’d like to know about Heaven, but the Bible does tell us everything we need to know about Heaven while we are here on earth.”

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Parenting for Today

Practical parenting strategies for today's challenging world

Classes are available for families wanting to learn practical, effective parenting skills for today's challenging world. Our job as parents is to prepare children to excel in the real world by encouraging appropriate and responsible behavior as a means of increasing self-confidence and self-esteem. Children base their behavior and beliefs on the messages, choices and consequences they experience and observe. Those who receive loving guidance with appropriate boundaries tend to be better equipped for responsible decision-making and addressing opportunities and challenges.

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