Friend, if you are in a season of pain, I want to share with you five comforting truths when we suffer.
I didn’t know that this seemingly innocent Google invitation called “Rediscover this day” would throw me again in the trenches of overwhelming pain. I clicked on the link and stared into two smiling faces: my husband and me, standing on a bridge in a hug, exuding happiness, joy, and love.
Friend, are you trying to bounce back to life after experiencing a life-altering loss? I want to share with you these 7 steps of healing after loss. All of them are connected with learning to grieve well and in healthy ways, in order to navigate successfully the major transitions, we face after a loss.
Will there ever be a stable routine again?
Friend, if you are in pain, let’s remember today the greatest possible comfort: the Lord is there. He is there in the ruins, in the pain, in the garbage, in the suffering, in the darkness and hopelessness. He not only knows; He also feels our pain.
Friend, have you prayed for spiritual maturity? Have you been looking for ways of becoming a mature Christian? Then don’t be surprised when trials, hardship, and suffering enter regularly your life.
Do you wonder how it is possible to be sorrowful, yet always rejoicing as the Bible exhorts us?
Friend, if life has plunged you in darkness right now, I want to encourage you and share with you three spiritual disciplines to grow in a season of pain. Seasons of intense suffering, pain, and sorrow provide the perfect soil for the growth of our faith, endurance, character, and hope.
I don’t know what harsh reality you are facing today. Maybe it’s the loss of a job, the illness of a loved one, the disillusionment from shattered dreams, or struggling with depression.
Friend, do you wonder if it is possible to have joy in a season of suffering? What kind of joy this could be and how can we cultivate such unconditional joy?