Why do the good suffer evil? Because sin is in the world, right? But, consider this too though; if the good did not suffer, how else would we see Christ's love working through the hands of those who use good to overcome evil? Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans … Continue reading Good to Overcome Evil
What a mockery to pray for help when you refuse to utilize the brethren God has put around you! No, they may not be able to resolve your exact problem or give you the answers that you want to hear, but they can be there to provide prayer, wisdom, encouragement, and support in bearing these … Continue reading Utilize Your Brethren
The problem is not that we experience anger, grief, or stress. These are all reflective of our need for justice, love, and peace. It's when we allow it to consume us at the expense of not trusting in God, Who is the ultimate source of justice, love, and peace. Prayer (from Psalms 25:1-2, 9-10, 20-21): … Continue reading The Problem is not Anger, Grief, or Stress
Just because someone is exhibiting abundant joy doesn't mean they have less problems in their life. They've just learned how to turn their grief into gratitude; a skill which takes deliberate, daily cultivation as it doesn't come naturally. “Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in … Continue reading Grief Into Gratitude
The girl shares her story with you as she understands now that suffering is part of life. She wants you to read this and be inspired to hope in better things to come.