Tag: suffering

One of the stories of Good News

September 11, 2001 brought terror, fear, hate, death and grief.  Yet somehow through all the devastation unity, love, life, loyalty and faith prevailed.   How could so much good come from such a horrible disaster?  It could only be God.  Christians…

Walking with God: Asking Why

Recently, I had very a challenging week ~ only one among many challenging weeks.  A close friend of my daughter, only fifty-ish, was diagnosed with stage-four cancer, which had metastasized to her colon and liver.  She died two days after…

Spiritual Beauty Rest

Lately, I have felt uninspired, underwhelmed, vacant of creativity  and just plain hum-drum!  Ever felt that way?  I suppose so.  I don’t  know that any of us are immune from the pendulum swing into Blahsville.  It just seems I got…

Surprise Me Lord~

Driving down the orchard lane shaded with sugar Maple trees, the sun is to my front left side and sitting low on the horizon.  It is flickering through the trees and reflecting orange and silver on the perfect mix of…

Why Pain? Why Me?

I have been almost overwhelmed in recent weeks at seeing the amount of suffering that has resulted from the many natural disasters which have been happening.  So many people affected, and such total devastation.   It has been heartbreaking, but…