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Tag: Suffering

Confessions of a PICU nurse

I am really nervous to write this, but being a writer somehow equates to vulnerability. And it seems that there’s always at least one person who’s life is touched by […]

Self care

I’m learning to take care of myself. I hold the burdens of all those I care about inside me, praying intensely for them every day. I am so cautious on […]

Starting over

Sometimes life doesn’t go the way we expect it to. I think we all have this picture in the back of ours heads how we think ours days would look […]

She is perfectly flawed

Her ways seem flawed to those who don’t know her. Here comes judgement, gerunds tearing her down. Her bones skinned bare, her scars now visible. That translucent skin evaporating amidst […]

So today I choose

God is a promise keeping God. He is ever faithful. When we are going through the hard times, it’s difficult though to see that anything could be good. I wish […]

Nothing short of the goodness of God

I easily forget the goodness of God. I easily forget his faithfulness and how he provides. I get so wrapped up in worry that when I really need to remember, […]

The wall between us

Some days are tough. They are more than we bargained for and it takes every ounce of energy to get even the simplest task done. The truth is, depression hurts. […]

Hate is too great a burden

How do you love your enemies? The people that wrong you and intentionally try to hurt you? The ones that hold a grudge against you for no reason? How do […]

Forgive them

Forgiving others who intentionally seek to harm us is beyond difficult, for the weak are loud and seek quarrel. They wish to hurt. Strong people do not retaliate, rather seek […]

Someday you will

This past year has been a year of blessings, a year of new doors and new beginnings for some. While for others, it was yet another year of searing pain, […]

New beginnings

No matter what yesterday looked like, you can rest in the knowledge of knowing today is a brand new day. And it has no mistakes in it. We each get […]

Bloom where you are

I have often wondered why God has positioned me in certain places and situations. There are times I feel frustrated with where I am at, other times I cannot seem […]

Where is God in the midst of my suffering?

When circumstances around us become almost unbearable, we wonder “God have you forgotten about us?” Have you forgotten about me? Do you see what all is happening? Can you feel […]