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Depression, or inability, or any sort of lack are not embarrassments to be hidden, but are means of grace and teaching, doors to a deeper faith, doors through which grace enters. “…the experiences of anxiety and depression make a lot … Continue reading
He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in his arms, holding them close to his heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young. Isaiah 40:11 Do you feel weak in faith? … Continue reading
Today is mine. Tomorrow is none of my business. If I peer anxiously into the fog of the future, I will strain my spiritual eyes so that I will not see clearly what is required of me now. Elisabeth Elliott … Continue reading
“Are you claustrophobic?” the MRI admissions clerk had asked on the phone the night before. “Are you claustrophobic?” the MRI technician now asked as we walked toward the testing room. “Not really,” I answered both times. So with that settled, he … Continue reading
My friend spent the weekend waiting and wondering. Wondering about a coming medical diagnosis and the excruciating upheaval she may be facing. Wondering whether fear and anxiety and pain are about to be her daily normal. I hurt for her, … Continue reading
“But if God so arrays the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more do so for you, O men of little faith? Do not be anxious then, saying, ‘What … Continue reading
Each year as the calendar rolls toward the end of March, I begin to think back to the news we received on that momentous day five years ago. In some ways it seems like yesterday as my mind runs back, … Continue reading