God's Providence · Trauma

On coincidences, God’s punishments as gifts and loving the thing you’re supposed to hate

This morning while waking up at an ungodly time after making the trip to see my sister in Las Vegas, I finally opened up my electronic devices only to find one million messages. Out of the million or so messages that were awaiting me, I saw the flash to accept a new comment on my… Continue reading On coincidences, God’s punishments as gifts and loving the thing you’re supposed to hate

suffering · Trauma

On the concept of suffering… well

I’ve had continued discussions with God and good friends about this idea of suffering. And that process itself has borne great fruit. I think anytime we begin to start discussing Jesus and tie him into our pain and suffering, the Holy Spirit does some amazing things. It takes that harboring of ugliness and shamefulness out… Continue reading On the concept of suffering… well

Childhood Trauma · mental health

The Sound of Silence is Loud

Pain is both the bastion and the centerpiece of the human soul. We live and die by questioning God, or the universe, or the God that we believe does not exist, and continually ask ourselves the question, “Why must pain exist?” It is the existential question that permeates the hearts of atheists and believers alike.… Continue reading The Sound of Silence is Loud