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Where is God When Life is Hard?

Why doesn’t God bail us out of hard situations? I was talking with a friend about a struggle someone we knew was having with finances. To help them out, my friend was considering forgiving a debt they owed him. But it felt like God was saying that He would not have my friend forgive the… Read more »

When Life Disappoints

It’s easy to trust God when life runs smoothly. We skip through the flower-laden meadow of our minds, easily declaring God’s goodness. But when difficulty strikes—–a lost job, a wayward child, a hiccup or tornado in our marriages, how do we walk in the truth? In His promises? How do we maintain peace and joy… Read more »

Kicking Discouragement to the Curb

The other day I received an email with some bummer news regarding a project I’m involved with. The discouragement that settled in the pit of my stomach energized defeat and anxiety to chime in with their two cents. “Why even try?” “Just give up now.” “It’ll take too much effort and there are too many people… Read more »

Pride and Injustice in Parenting and Life

Pride and Injustice: The two ditches I often fall into. Unfortunately, pride wears blinders. I know this because I see it in other people. Their flaws are readily apparent. Mine? Not so much. Though my daughter’s hurt becomes a mirror of my verbal tone and words if I will only look.  It’s easier to point… Read more »