No matter how difficult we find this holiday season, we can still rejoice. Because of His suffering, ours will end.
Every time we’re tempted to resent the hurt, we can entrust ourselves to God. Each battle against bitterness is an offering of worship to him.
There are distinct bonds found in brokenness. We find comfort in knowing that others relate to our pain and sorrows. We long to be understood, to have our burdens carried, to find encouragement that we can make it another day. We can find some substance of this understanding in each other.
Whether we’re weary from treading the waters of suffering or have already sunken so deep in grief that we can barely see the surface, God is mightier.
When you’re in a situation like mine and live amidst the middle class and wealthy,…