Tag: suffering

Yes & Amen

I’ve had a few false starts on this because I tried to make it a little poetic or funny and there was a whole thing about a bulwark and quotes from Gilmore Girls. But I just want to say what…

Are You Happy?

By Ann O’Malley “Are you happy?” asked my friend. It seemed like an odd question coming from a Christian, so I hesitated before answering it. I was going through a difficult trial at the time. Shouldn’t she be asking me,…

Ever-Present Help

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. {very present help, abundantly available help, very ready help, well-proved help – other translations} Therefore we will not fear, though the earth gives way, and the mountains fall into…

God’s Eyes

Many years ago as a very young believer, I asked God to be made like Jesus. I wanted to understand Him; to become as loving and understanding as He, not realizing that this might involve some difficult and even painful…

Because He Is ~

Because He is the bread of life (John 6:35), I am satisfied in Him ~ so I can have contentment no matter how things around me change. (Philippians 4:11) Because He is the same yesterday, today, and forever (Hebrews 13:8),…