Category: Suffering

In Your Valley…

  Are you walking through a valley right now? I have gone through some deep valleys in my life.  When my dad died.  When I suffered from depression, and at a few other times....

Do You Weep For Them?

Do You Weep For Them?

According to the World Health organization, every year in the world there are an estimated 40-50 million abortions. That means that there are approximately 125,000 abortions per day. That is just over 3 human lives...

The Shedding of Innocent Blood

The Shedding of Innocent Blood

Chelsea is a young teenager, barely seventeen. In the early autumn sunset, her silhouette is both strong and graceful.  The sun casts a long shadow at this time of day. On the lake shore, she stands alone, her long, blonde hair...

Doubts, Struggles, Sin…and Grace and Us

Doubts, Struggles, Sin…and Grace and Us

“I have doubts.  But people just laugh them off.  Does anyone care?  I guess perhaps it is time to move on…” “I am struggling with alcohol.  I keep giving in, getting drunk…no one gets hurt,...

Feeling Hopeless? Try Eating.

Feeling Hopeless? Try Eating.

Anonymous asks, “I feel hopeless. What can I do?” I have suffered from  Seasonal Affective Disorder my entire adult life. It usually kicks in around now, it has not this year and I thank...

“I’m Thinking of Going to the Doctor For Depression Meds.”

“I’m Thinking of Going to the Doctor For Depression Meds.”

Reposted from HeadHeartHands: Someone recently told me that he had finally and reluctantly decided to go to the doctor about his painful and debilitating depression and ask about going on meds. I knew this...

Give Thanks Even in the Midst of Loss

Give Thanks Even in the Midst of Loss

 Now, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name. ~ 1 Chronicles 29:13 I had a Thanksgiving post all ready to go, (it is Thanksgiving weekend in Canada) there was even a...

Though He Slay Me, I Will Hope In Him.

Though He Slay Me, I Will Hope In Him.

I often struggle with the fact that cancer exists.  Oh  sure, I am an advocate of the sovereignty of God,  I believe that He rules over all… but cancer took my dad from me....

Exposure of Sexual Sin: 1- A Sovereign Act of Kindness

Exposure of Sexual Sin: 1- A Sovereign Act of Kindness

I believe that a child of God can fall into sin…even grievous and horrible sin.  Sin that is so awful, so foul, so detestable that they can make even the godliest person want to...