Why Pain is Necessary

I hesitate to write this post because most people, including myself, avoid pain at all costs.  Who would ever willingly choose pain for oneself or not try anything to keep pain from a loved one.  Pain hurts!  And in some cases, the worst type of pain is that which is invisible to the eye.  The … Continue reading Why Pain is Necessary

Lenten Hope

  It’s just been a tough couple of weeks..certainly don’t want to compare myself to Job, but at my lowest moments, that’s where I’m going.  Why is it that at times the struggles seem to come from every direction?  No matter what I plan for my ‘lenten sacrifices/promises,’ God always has other plans.  And so, … Continue reading Lenten Hope