Disproportionate Suffering

Some Christians are called to endure a disproportionate amount of suffering. Such Christians are a spectacle of grace to the church, like flaming bushes unconsumed, and cause us to ask, like Moses: ‘Why is this bush not burned up?’ Exodus 3:2-3 The strength and stability of these believers can be explained only by the miracle of God’sContinue reading “Disproportionate Suffering”

A Taste of a Poem

  Darkness to Light – A Poem I have been challenged us to stop hiding behind the masquerade of a perfect life, and share our struggles so that others might benefit from our journey with God. Then yesterday morning, during my prayer time, a poem came to me that shows my own struggles with depression.Continue reading “A Taste of a Poem”

An Injured Life

  “A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. “The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then weContinue reading “An Injured Life”

Learning Pain

How do you handle pain as a believer–the physical kind especially? What do you do when you want to curl up in a ball, and to disappear? Pain isn’t in God’s original plan, it’s entered our world through human rebellion and sin. We who hurt must be aware of this. Pain isn’t normal, but yet–it’sContinue reading “Learning Pain”