I remember when I was in my early 20s and finally lived on my own for the first time. My apartment was less than 300 square feet, and though I loved the idea of my new independence, there seemed nothing more painful than the hollow echo of solitude. I came home everyday after work ...Read More »
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When You Feel Like God Doesn’t Understand
Our feelings are very human and part of what makes us frail. To limit our frailty, we find ways to harden or suppress or otherwise numb our emotions. We may ignore our hearts, ignore other people’s feelings, use distraction like substances or video games or other addictions, or simply avoid ...Read More »
Where is God When I’m Afraid?
Eyes downcast and filled with barely suppressed tears, shoulders stooped as if carrying the weight of the world upon them, mind filled with turmoil and fear. Where are you, God? Do you even care? I am beyond tempted to fear evil – way beyond. I am no longer walking through ...Read More »