Tag: Trials

Suffering in Silence {TTB12}

“Oh, that I had one to hear me! (Here is my signature! Let the Almighty answer me!) Oh, that I had the indictment written by my adversary!” Job 31:35 This week covered the hardest portion of the book of Job: his friends’ accusations and his God’s silence. He didn’t know why he was suffering so […]

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Almighty Unchangeable God {TTB12}

Do you ever think about reading the book of Job and then wonder what God will try to teach you through it? What trials you’ll face if you read it? When I saw it coming up on my reading plan for this week, I admit, I was a little concerned. Life has been kind of […]

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Running on Empty {FMF}

Five Minute Friday gives us a chance to write straight from the heart for five minutes, without worrying about over-thinking or over-editing. It lets us pour out our souls on paper… er, computer screen… for our readers. And this week’s topic is once again perfect for how I’ve been feeling lately. How does she always […]

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Responding to Trials

Why do we think life is supposed to be easy? When our actual circumstances differ from our ideal plans and wishes, why do we feel like everything’s going wrong? Why do tell ourselves that it’s just “one thing after another” and we “can’t take much more” of it? Why do we feel so helpless sometimes, […]

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How to Carry Your Burdens

How are we supposed to shoulder our heavy burdens in this life? The weight of it slips down our backs, wriggles down around our feet, gets in our way and causes us to stumble. So how do we carry it? Here’s the thing: we can’t. Oh sure, we need to pull our own weight, do […]

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Always in His Sight

I’ll be honest, it’s been a rough few weeks. Nothing too crazy or serious, just a lot of little things that have had me stressed and worn out. Things that have me tempted to worry (and I can’t say I haven’t given in to that a few times). But we all have those weeks… or […]

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