I walked into Messiah with my walls up, barricaded behind a huge cement barrier.
Sarah grew up in central Maine and came down to Southern Maine with my four kids. She says, “The hardest part of my journey has been overcoming my destructive attitudes. I was raised in such a rough environment that I had become very internal, independent and isolated. I had learned to trust myself alone and to rely on myself without regard to God or my church family.” Sarah came to Messiah during a period of crushing depression that had paralyzed her. “I walked in with my walls up, barricaded behind a huge cement barrier. Trusting God or anyone else was impossible. But slowly, as I felt the unconditional love of Jesus in and through the people, I started to trust enough to be more vulnerable and authentic. Now Sarah can accept the help. “The Messiah family is always reaching outband helping me. Now I know that Jesus has been helping me all along by putting people in my life to remind me that I have others around me to support me.”