Within the soul of each one of us lies a deep longing for connection. When our relationships don’t fill that longing, feelings of depression, anxiety, fear or anger may surface.

This is the Soul Struggle.

What is the Soul Struggle?

Within the soul of each one of us lies a deep longing. This is a longing for connection—for intimacy. We may try to fill our longing with many things. However, our primary desire is for relationship. When our relationships don’t fill that longing, our soul begins to struggle.

We try to find answers in order to build better relationships with our spouse, our children, friends, etc. But we are often disappointed because what we thought would bring us deep satisfaction, doesn’t! When this happens, feelings of depression, anxiety, fear or anger may surface. Or we may find ourselves feeling like everyone else runs our life but us! We may become co-dependent or have boundary issues.

What we long for is peace and joy.

What Are Your Struggles?

  • Trust
  • Fear
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Anger
  • Deep disappointment
  • Past hurts and/or abuse

At the core of each struggle, we carry developed beliefs about ourselves, God, and life. If there is an inaccurate belief in any one of these areas, we will experience soul struggle.

Ultimately at the core of this struggle is God. God is deeply longing for relationship with you. He is pursuing you! He is disturbing your soul!

Janet Baylis Gassman

As a gifted speaker and Biblically-based counselor, Janet walks her listeners & clients through these Soul Struggles as she aids them in their pursuit of wholeness and their desire to move toward intimacy with God.

Janet’s Mission:

To help others move toward personal healing, growth, and intimacy with God by discovering the core issues that cause struggling in the soul. 

How do we resolve this soul struggle?

Understanding issues of trust, belongingness, identity and significance opens the door to healing. Discovery of false beliefs about self, God, and the world, replaced with truth results in changed thinking and, therefore, new behaviors. This process, not only brings change, but also moves toward experiencing a new intimacy with God. Resolving this soul struggle is possible!

Janet Speaking

Counselor specializing In:

  • Fear/Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Boundaries
  • Abuse Issues / AMAC
  • Co-dependency
  • Self-image
  • Relationships

Speaking topics include:

  • Resolving your Soul Struggle (total overview or single topics from book)
  • Moving toward intimacy with God
  • Prayer
  • Depression
  • Boundaries


Resolving Your Soul Struggle

This book identifies your struggle, walks through with stories from life, and biblical characters, then brings the reader to resolution.

The Soul Struggle Radio Show

Listen to past shows, and download resources on our radio page. Airs on KKPZ 1330 AM: THE TRUTH RADIO in Portland, OR.

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