The only way to grow in the storm is to savor my blessings and count my marbles, while counting on the author and the finisher of my faith.
I cried and promised God I would never try to take my life again. If you feel depressed and suicidal you are not alone. There is always hope.
Paul changed the world when his lens was altered by his physical limitations. God not only used Paul’s illness and grew his prayer life, but He did so much more in, with and through Paul’s weakness, for in weakness, it is God’s strength that shines through.
Do you know that you are a precious child of God? You are so loved and we are grateful for you! Can you imagine how it might sound to hear the One who spoke creation into being sing for joy because of you? God has purposed and planned for you. He knows you fully and loves you completely — as is.
Singing happy songs to a heavy heart is cruel. Don’t tell grieving people that their pain is a gift or make them sing praise songs when they don’t want to. Don’t tell them that other people are suffering more than they are.