In Faithfulness The Lord Has Afflicted Me

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Sometimes I sit down to write and find myself staring at a blank screen, my head swirling with thoughts of what I know is true, yet struggling to connect those truths with the overwhelming emotions and circumstances that seem to say otherwise.

This has been one of those weeks. One where I know that God is sovereign, good, loving, and not wasting the pain he’s allowed while, at the same time, fighting feelings of discontentment, discouragement, confusion, anger, weariness, and uncertainty, which seem to drown out the peace and hope that I’m desperately seeking.

I have been fighting for so long and, at times, it seems like it will never end: fighting to press on, fighting to keep it together for my family, fighting to keep a smile on my face, fighting to not complain, fighting away feelings of anger, fighting the stress and pain that threatens my joy. Lately, however, I…

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3 thoughts on “In Faithfulness The Lord Has Afflicted Me

  1. Thank you Sarah for the encouraging words in the midst of sufferings, reminding me of God’s everlasting love and sovereignty. You’re right, “No matter what is going on in our lives, the Lord is on his throne.” It’s Christmas time. Let’s celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and salvation through Him. This is the greatest blessing. Warm regards, David

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