[Picture credits at the end.] Sometimes, we only learn of His care through the times of trauma and pain. I don’t know why this is I just know that it is. It is not a story of which Christians down through the ages have been unaware. C.S. Lewis put it this way: “Pain insists upon … More Pain and Sorrow and there Effect Under Christ
Four days before the World Trade Center Bombings I was meditating on Psalm 42. Sometimes God is preparing our hearts for things we don’t even know we need. So for all of you who are fine right now, there’s no tragedy you are fighting against, no illness you are seeking to overcome, no relationships that … More When Wounded Hearts Heal
Sunday Musings The settled happiness and security which we all desire, God withholds from us by the very nature of the world: but joy, pleasure, and merriment, He has scattered broadcast. We are never safe, but we have plenty of fun, and some ecstasy. It is not hard to see why. The security we crave … More Why God Keeps Our Happiness Shallow
Monday is for Discussion Don’t know who said it first but it sure seems like sound advice to me. I just ran across the three words in a book called Pivotal Prayer (John Hull and Tim Elmore, Thomas Nelson, 2002) Stop. Drop. Pray. Is there a better way to deal with confusion, loneliness, anger, bitterness, … More Stop. Drop. And Pray.