Welcome to The Silver Lining!

During the trials and turmoils of life, God’s truth IS the silver lining, and our comfort comes from knowing that He is always in control! The Silver Lining contains: articles, blog posts, and butterfly blips. These vary in topic and length, by category, but all serve to bring the reader hope, healing, truth, and freedom in Jesus Christ!

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My hope is to write about my experiences and what God
 has taught me. Instead of writing another “opinion,” I prefer to use scripture from the bible 
to encourage my readers to look for the silver lining. I like to focus on God’s words and His truth, rather than 
the words and the lies of the world. God IS Truth, 
and readers can learn more by using the scriptures from The
 Silver Lining as a starting point, and further searching the scriptures.

36 thoughts on “Welcome to The Silver Lining!

    • Angela Royse Pelleman says:

      Kate,
      Thank you so much for your sweet words! These words are encouraging to me, and help me to “fight the good fight” when life gets overwhelming. I also feel honored, that you take time out of your busy schedule to read the words God has given me to share! I can barely keep up with writing everything He tells me, but I try!
      Hugs and prayers to you,
      Angela
      “Fight the good fight of the Faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”
      1 Tim. 6:4

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    • Angela Royse Pelleman says:

      Lori,
      Thank you for sticking by me, and encouraging me as I continue on God’s path. I’m so grateful to hear that you look forward to reading the words God gives to me. Your words encourages me, and give me affirmation that I’m going in the right direction!
      Miss you!
      Angela

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  1. Dayna Scaia says:

    “You believe because you have seen me. Blessed are those who believe without seeing me.”
    ‎John 20:29 ESV · ‎John 20:29 KJV

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  2. Keegan Harkins (@keeganharkins) says:

    Thank you for sharing such encouraging posts! I noticed that your blogs have a tag to be able to ‘share’ your posts via Facebook. I run Hebrews 4 Ministries and we have a daily devotional page on Facebook (Coloring Through the Bible) I would love to feature a couple of snippets from your blogs on this Facebook page. Would that be okay? Feel free to check it out (also our website: http://www.Hebrews4Ministries.com) and let me know if this would be okay. Thank you so much!

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    • Angela Royse Pelleman says:

      Keegan, I am so honored you would like to reference my blog on your devotional
      Ministries page! Please forgive me for such late response; I had even tagged your note to get back to you sooner! You are free to share my blog posts in their full format with their links, via: Word Press, email, and social media (ie. Facebook), or reference my Facebook page (www.facebook.com/angelaslittleattic).
      If you want to use a snippet,it should suffice to use quotes, along with my name, while providing a link in ( ) to the blog referenced. I’m sending you an email, so you can tell me which snippets you’d like to use, answer any questions you may have, and provide you with any needed additional links. 😊 I’ll send you an email for permissions for your files, and links you can use if you don’t have them already.😊 May God bless your Hebrews 4 Ministry (Hebrews is one of my favorite books in the bible!)in Jesus’ name! 💙

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    • Angela Royse Pelleman says:

      Keegan,
      Unfortunately, as a record for the future protection of my blog and its copyright, I must publicly rescind all permissions for you to use any writing from my blog, ‘The Silver Lining’ and any other published works of mine found on the internet. On Nov. 14, 2016, I responded to your Oct. 29th permissions request to use my work. I then visited your website and found that you had already violated my copyright, both before, and on the dates of Nov. 2 and 5 of 2016. Large parts of my blog were copied and pasted onto your website in the form of devotions, without my permission. You did not credit my blog ‘The Silver Lining,’ as the source, nor did you provide its link, ensuring readers could locate and read the entire article at my website.

      You did the same thing on your website’s Facebook page, where you made two comments as yourself, but instead copied and pasted paragraphs from my blog, and again neglected to credit ‘The Silver Lining’ as the source and provide its link. Because you infringed upon my copyright, which is clearly posted on my blog, I’m sorry to have to tell you that you do not have permission to use my work in the future, in any way, shape, or form. Thank you for removing my work from your pages as I have requested. May God provide wisdom, discernment, truth, and the grace of Jesus in this situation. I pray your ministry will still be used for God’s glory, and His higher purpose, which is to lead people to Jesus Christ.

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    • Angela Royse Pelleman says:

      April, thank you for your kind words… It’s so encouraging to have sisters and brothers in our lives, who want good things for us. I’m so blessed to have already experienced so much of God’s light in my life; He’s always there, even in the dark times! I’m looking forward to much more light in all the good things God has coming for me; knowing He will be holding my hand through the hard times too. I pray you blessings, joy, and light in your life also; and may God bless you as you write and share God’s light with others! In Jesus’ name! 💙

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    • Angela Royse Pelleman says:

      Promise, I’m so thankful to have the privilege to give you a good word in the name of Jesus! I pray God gives you joy, and you find Jesus to be your source of happiness, each and every day! 💙 Sending you love! 💙

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    • Angela Royse Pelleman says:

      Rita, thank you for subscribing! I so enjoyed reading your heartbreaking, but beautiful testimony today, whilevrelaxing outside in the warm spring air! Thank you for your encouragement! May God bless you, in Jesus’ name! 💙

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  3. Brenda Grunewald says:

    I’m so glad I found this site via Facebook. I’m a newbie and narcissism is also new to me and I believe my mother is a narcissist and siblings , Aunts, and my husband. It’s been an emotional rollercoaster and I’m so tired of it. I’m co-dependant and need information on this and how to become stronger. My only support is my daughter.
    I think I’ll find hope here.

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    • Angela Royse Pelleman says:

      Brenda, I’m so glad you found The Silver Lining! I will do my best to answer your questions and give you support and encouragement on narcissism, which is the sin of extreme self-centeredness, where there is no empathy given to others but the narcissist ( though the narcissist will be good at pretending to be thoughtful). I’ll be posting several more posts on this subject this summer, and I’m also considering starting a new blog on just narcissism, in order to share as much knowledge about it as I can. You will still find a lot about narcissism right here at The Silver Lining; spiritual encouragement which will help especially victims of narcissism to find hope, healing, and joy, in Jesus Christ. I share a lot about truth here on the blog, as narcissists fill the heads of both their victims and flying monkeys (helpers) full of lies. The Bible helps us grow in wisdom and discern truth from lies. God has taught me so much, and I want others to find freedom in Christ too! You can also join my Facebook ministry page for daily encouragement. I also share more links about narcissism there to help other people gain more knowledge and support. There have been two links on narcissism shared in the past couple days at http://www.facebook.com/angelaslittleattic. 💙 Also feel free to message me or send a note if you want prayer, links on narcissism, or to talk directly. Learn as much as you can about the topic, but find your healing and counseling only through Jesus so you don’t get lost in the way! God bless you, heal you, and protect you in Jesus’ name! 💙

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  4. lightformypath62 says:

    I will repost because maybe I have to log in first.
    I’m glad I found this site through Facebook. I’ve recently learned about narcissism. I believe my mother and husband are narcissists and possibly siblings and Aunts. My only support is my daughter.
    I’m very much of an enabler and that’s been my assigned role forever it seems. I’m hurt and angry and rarely heard. I stuff my feelings with food and I’m so tired.
    Hoping for help and healing here.

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    • Angela Royse Pelleman says:

      I only “liked” this post, because I’m glad you found support here! I don’t like that you’ve been a victim of narcissism. I know it’s extremely painful! But the good news is uou don’t have to remain a victim! I’m so glad your daughter is supportive! I wrote you below, and also I suggest you read as many posts as you can find under the topics “narcissism” and “spiritual abuse” and “child abuse” here at my blog. The stories and experiences will likely feel very familiar, but the silver lining of hope through Jesus is threaded throughout them all. I’ll do my best to help you! Jesus is The Great Physician! You’ve also encouraged me today, reminding me I’m right where God wants me to be! You can also contact me on Facebook atThe Silver Lining ministry page, and you’ll get more info there about narcissism too! http://www.facebook.com/angelaslittleattic
      I will be praying for you! 💙

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  5. lightformypath62 says:

    Thank you so much! Some days are more hopeful than others. It’s just so hard to understand why your own mother and family members would intentionally hurt their own daughter and sibling.
    I will give this up to God and trust that He will heal me. A lot of damage has been done. I’m 55 and it’s still going on from six states away!
    Thank you for your encouragement and you’re a Blessing!! 😇

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    • Angela Royse Pelleman says:

      Keep looking to Jesus! Ask God to show you who is safe and not safe! I know it’s hard to believe family could do this to us, but it happened in the Bible too; and it’s happened to me. You are not alone. We will be hated for our Christianity, but God promises to protect us! I will keep praying for you, and I’m here if you need someone to talk to you and listen, and pray with you! God will use us in a mighty way; I don’t have all the answers, but I do know we can trust Him! 💙

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  6. lightformypath62 says:

    Thank you Angela!
    You’re genuine caring, understanding and support is helping me to keep going and not let the abuse consume me!

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