Her Mom Died, What Do I Say? Part 2 -Kim Ludeman #9

After believing God would heal her mom, how does a 19 year old cope with not only the grief of losing her mom at such a young age, but also the fractured trust created between her and God?

After believing God would heal her mom, how does a 19 year old cope with not only the grief of losing her mom at such a young age, but also the fractured trust created between her and God?
This is a real and vulnerable interview with my friend, Kim Ludeman; she bravely dives into the parts of grief that can affect our faith. Grief is messy business.
Show Notes
02:28 How this is affecting her spiritual life
14:00 A spiritual crisis of faith begins when prayers for her mom’s healing did not work
16:50 Why she didn’t feel she couldn’t share this struggle with other believers
21:35 Where you can find Kim:
23:10 The Big Reveal
26:10 Kathleen’s parting thoughts
Fractured trust in a time of loss is a normal reaction
28:55 Get Quiet & Ask Yourself Questions – For $2/month patreon members
  • Did any of KIm’s Big Reveals make me feel uncomfortable?
  • Can I identify what it was that made me feel this way? Is it because I have strong feelings about that topic that are different than hers?
  • Did I notice how that felt in my body? Did I feel my heart race, my muscles tense, or sweat beginning to form on my back?
  • Did I notice my emotions? Were they anger, surprise, disappointment, sadness….?
  • Am I struggling with Kim as a person now? Do I sense I cannot trust her or do I feel I have lost some respect for her? Do I question the status of her salvation?
-It’s important for us to allow others to wrestle and struggle in their faith
-My experience of asking my own questions
35:54 If you’ve got a friend struggling in her faith
-fight your urgency to fix her
-sit with her
-let her ask
-you don’t have to have the answers
-engage in curious conversation
-see her and let her know how normal it is to question
How to find Kim:
Facebook Group: The Captivatingly Confident Community
Podcast: The Captivatingly Confident Podcast
Instagram: @kim.ludeman
Kathleen’s Workbook –Embrace You: A Guide to Uncovering the Real You
Wanna hear the why behind Kim’s Big Reveal? Become a Patreon Member of this podcast and get access to the “Interview After the Interview” episode. https://www.patreon.com/whatshewishesyouknew
Are you a visual learner? Wish you had in written form all the guest’s tips about how to be a loving supportive friend? Become a $2/month patreon member and receive an Episode Guide that outlines all her practical tips (as well as some others we didn’t discuss).
Have more questions for Kim? Become a $5/month Patreon Member and get access to a Live Q&A with Connie inside our Patreon Exclusive Access Facebook Group. https://www.patreon.com/whatshewishesyouknew
Instagram: @speakerkathleenmpeters
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