Tag Archives: God

When God is Silent, Listen All The More!

Sometimes, I find that God goes silent. Usually, it coincides with my own fears mounting and me shouting for answers. But even when I’ve quieted myself and submitted my fears before Him, I find that I sometimes still do not … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Pain Moves Us Onward

I must admit, I’m a pretty classic human; I don’t like pain, and I prefer comfort. But over the last few years, it’s become clearer and clearer to me that I need to flip that around, and learn to not … Continue reading

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Sentiment, Nostalgia…and Grief

If I may process some thoughts aloud… What is it that causes us to cling to our pasts? It even seems that the worst of pasts is still clung to in the high points, perhaps a unique Christmas or a … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: The Desert

“The whole congregation of the sons of Israel grumbled against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness.  The sons of Israel said to them, ‘Would that we had died by the Lord’s hand in the land of Egypt, when we sat … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Brokenness

Have you felt the pain inflicted by the Lord? — “He said to him the third time, ‘…do you love Me?’” (John 21:17)  Have you ever felt the pain, inflicted by the Lord, at the very center of your being, … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: The Time In Between

When my divorce happened, I was initially in a state of shock and denial. I thought, “any day now, she’s gonna wake up, realize what she’s doing, and we can get into counseling and move through this!” I thought for … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Pain!

Pain! In our culture, pain is a thing to be avoided. We take medications to avoid pain, entertain ourselves to ignore pain, drink to drown pain, eat to suppress pain, and many other ways of turning away pain. When someone … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: The Truth That Changes Things…

You know, when I thought of this blog post, it was merely because a friend’s post had spurred me to think again. =) Apparently, she’s good at that! Still, today, I have been reminded of the immense need for such … Continue reading

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Of Children, Hearts, and Truth

This blog post is something that has come from a passion, a frustration that has been growing over the last three years, maybe more.  While I hadn’t always been of this mind, I once did and still do desire more … Continue reading

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