Suffering with hope

Suffering Is a Vessel of God’s Grace to All

No one likes to suffer. When an illness or trial arises, we naturally seek answers and, if at all possible, a quick resolution. At times, we are so desperate for an escape that we willingly accept a "quick-fix" in order to relieve the pain, despite the fact that we may be ignoring underlying issues and… Continue reading Suffering Is a Vessel of God’s Grace to All

Fighting the Good Fight, Treasures Found in the Trials of Life

Lessons Learned From a Diet of Manna – Part 2

Well, it's been a little over six weeks since my last real meal. What a journey it's been. I have eaten nothing but porridge in a desperate attempt to find healing, with the exception of a couple small "trials" in the last week or so. While this journey is proving to be far from over, I have been… Continue reading Lessons Learned From a Diet of Manna – Part 2

Fighting the Good Fight, Suffering with hope

Unveiled Faith

"God has made me His target; His archers surround me. Without pity, He pierces my kidneys and spills my gall on the ground" Job 16:12-13. I had never paid much attention to this verse, but this past year I stumbled upon it during a very trying time. I had been wrestling with feelings similar to… Continue reading Unveiled Faith

Fighting the Good Fight, Suffering with hope

Don’t Miss the Rainbow While Waiting for Sunshine

I do not enjoy waiting. In fact, I would go as far as to say that I loathe waiting. But then, I have yet to meet anyone who really does enjoy it. Isn't the majority of our lives spent waiting for something? It never fails that I get stopped at a freight train when I'm… Continue reading Don’t Miss the Rainbow While Waiting for Sunshine

Fighting the Good Fight, Suffering with hope, Treasures Found in the Trials of Life

When My Strength Fails

Life is filled with so much pain from sickness, suffering, and disappointments. While there are many blessings as well, no one can deny the heaviness many experience through seasons of suffering. When you hear of a mother battling cancer while trying to care for her children, a child fighting for his life against leukemia, the mass… Continue reading When My Strength Fails