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Of Burnt Bridges and Safety Nets

Two weeks ago I spoke about having crazy faith. I really feel more and more that I am being called upon to exercise just that. I am thinking of making some changes in my life right now, career-wise, but it’s hard. It’s hard because it would require getting out of my comfort zone, essentially getting rid of my safety net, and jumping!

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The Invisible God

Dear Sister in Christ,

Do you ever have doubts about God? Have you ever doubted whether He really is who people say He is?  Or perhaps you have doubts about His very existence or his faithfulness. It’s hard when after several years of being a Christian, when you thought you had it all together, and you were beyond the stage of needing spiritual milk, you end up questioning the very foundation of what you believe in. Continue reading

Being faithful in a dark world

Dear Sister in Christ,

This world can be overwhelming! Have you ever felt completely overwhelmed and disillusioned by all the evil and darkness in the world? We turn on the television or surf the internet and we come across so much news about death and destruction, massacres, sexual immorality and the list goes on. And we don’t even have to watch the news because around us in our daily lives, there are so many examples of man’s estrangement from God. The world is filled with deceit and lies, disloyalty, unfaithfulness, and plain selfishness. With so much darkness all around, Christians can begin to feel like all hope is lost, that we have lost the battle of helping to make this world a better place. Sometimes, we may even be tempted to give in to lure of evil ourselves.

I had one of those moments of feeling overwhelmed some time ago, and this was the revelation/enlightening I received: Continue reading