Our True Heart Laid Bare

Seeking a heart for God is not practicing a faith that expects earthly reward in exchange for righteousness.It is not being religious so as to gain approval or honor from other people. A heart for God drives a faith that has a deep love for God; a faith that operates from a yearning for closeness […]

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Shared Suffering, Shared Faith

Suffering is a part of life in this world. It is difficult to understand the reason we experience pain and grief. Like Job, we wrestle with why we experience anguish — trauma that causes us to cry out as Job did: “If only my anguish could be weighed and all my misery be placed on […]

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At the Cross

Suddenly we heard Jesus cry out in a loud voice, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Indeed, I could not understand why God would allow such a brutal injustice.

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Sparkles of Hope

The pain is deep It eats at my soul My heart stiffens I ache for relief My body tightens Muscles tense Tendons strain I can’t move My brain swells Turbulence within Emotions swirl A whirlwind inside Tears well up Eyes close Salt water streams Touch my lips Body crumples Folding in half Whimpers break The […]

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