Weary Pilgrim in Whom Do you Trust—

On December 23, 2020, Posted by , In Books, Christian living, quotes, suffering, Tamara's Blog, By , , With No Comments

“….it is pain that penetrates through despair and stimulates a new beginning— a journey to God that becomes a life of peace.”  Eugene Peterson “If you have raced with men on foot, and they have wearied you, how will you compete with horses? And if in a safe land you…

Living in the Face of Suffering

On August 26, 2016, Posted by , In Christian living, suffering, Tamara's Blog, women, By , With No Comments

“Grace must wound before it can heal.”   –Flannery O’Connor Suffering is inevitable. It isn’t a simple question as to whether suffering will come, but multiple questions. Why? What form will suffering take? When will suffering come and how long will suffering last?  The suffering can come from outside of…

Christ’s Hand of Hope

On December 7, 2015, Posted by , In Christian living, suffering, By , With 1 Comment

The whack of her head striking the edge of the table put an end to her innocent laughter and brought everyone in the orthodontist’s waiting room to attention. Instinctively, we turned toward the commotion. Silence followed. Everyone anticipated the release of her pain, and when she let loose our ears…