Tag: suffering

  • It Doesn’t Always Make Sense…

    I recently started a new reading plan on my phone’s YouVersion app (which I highly recommend). While reading about Moses in Exodus, a familiar story stood out to me: “Whenever Moses held up his hand, Israel prevailed, and whenever he lowered his hand, Amalek prevailed. But Moses’ hands grew weary, so they took a stone and put it under […]

  • If your world is falling apart, talk to someone.

      If your world is falling apart, talk to someone. I’m not writing this to make you feel good. Let’s just get that out of the way. I’m writing this specifically for someone, maybe a few someone’s, even though I truthfully do not know who any of you are. Yes, to a degree I have […]

  • Dealing With Our Pain

    Last week my dentist yanked out two of my wisdom teeth. One of them came right out, and the other put up quite a fight. The battle was bloody, but in the end, my dentist won. However, every battle has casualties, and I am one of them. There are two complications to the procedures I’ve […]

  • The Forgotten Man

    Ever feel like nobody cares? Like nobody is paying attention? Like even God doesn’t seem to get around to helping you out even though you’ve been praying through some heartache? Joseph was in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, in a country where he was transported as a slave after being sold as property […]