Category Archive: Suffering

God’s Resume…

God’s Resume, God’s Credentials “‘Naked I came from my mother’s womb, And naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; May the name of the LORD be praised.’… Continue reading

When God Feels Far…

  Below is the transcript of an IM thread I had recently with a dear friend of mine. I pray it will be a blessing to you: 12:39am-Friend you are welcome and thank… Continue reading

Why Does God Allow Evil?…

Email From Middle School Parent:   Have any suggestions on talking with kids about why bad things happen to good people?  My [children] are really struggling with believing in a God that would… Continue reading

Don’t Give Up When Hard Times Show Up!

Roller Coasters Excitement, Nervousness, Fear, Anticipation, Exhiliration, Hope, Regret This is what I feel EVERY TIME I get on a roller coaster. Part of me wants to ride, and part of me doesn’t.… Continue reading

Jesus Invites Us To “Press On” During the Trials Of Life…

As you know, we consider blessed those who have persevered.  You have heard of Job’s perseverance  and have seen what the Lord finally brought about.  The Lord is full of compassion and mercy. … Continue reading

Sonnet: With Knuckles White And Lig’ments Strain’ed Taut…

With knuckles white and lig’ments strain’ed taut And bulging disks thus weighted with a load A battered face deep-scarred from battles fought While trav’lling uphill both ways through this road   With hope… Continue reading