Have you ever been angry at God for letting you go through a difficult trial? Maybe you are dealing with illness, loss, or pain in any other form. It seems unfair and confusing sometimes for people that a good God would allow such pain in the world. I used to think I understood why, and I was confident that my faith was strong enough to endure painful trials whenever they should come. Then, I came into a period of suffering in my life that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy, and suddenly doubts, fear, and intense anger towards God began swirling through my mind.Read More
Well, friends, it looks like I’m a couple weeks late in posting this. Guess what happened—I got back on social media and got so sucked in and distracted again that I didn’t make time for my favorite thing—WRITING! Point in case. Maybe I should just end here. Social media can become a very negative thing when we aren’t careful, and I for one, have a hard time being careful and limiting myself. So, my apologies, truly!!Read More
Way back when I was in grade school I loved to write. Every day I would sit down with my notebook and write stories, thoughts, and poems. When I was in high school, my mom said I should be a writer, and I laughed it off. People don’t just write and share it with people. Do they? I had no concept of how people shared their writings with the world, and I didn’t really care, because I wrote only for myself. I tossed around the idea of starting a blog at the end of my high school years, but fear kept me from it....Read More
I was wrought with anxiety. The kind that makes you feel like you are having a heart attack 24/7. It was debilitating and I couldn’t function. My grades dropped, my productivity tanked, and my husband thought he had just married a crazy lady.
A little background for you—I got married over Christmas break my senior year of college. Just weeks after getting married I began my last semester of college, I started a new internship in a public accounting firm, and I began the time-consuming task of keeping up a home. Due to the stress, I sat down in prayer knowing I needed the Lord’s strength. I wanted the Christian marriage every young girl dreams of and I wanted success in school and at my new job. That could only happen with God’s help...