I’ve talked about my experience with computers because it is a small but clear picture of what we, as human beings, are all doing, whether we acknowledge it or not. And that is, we are all searching for that one solid foundation — a super-stable and super-dependable operating system, so to speak — on which to build our lives.
The Christian has this one great assurance from God — an assurance for victory — an assurance that is, unfortunately, often under-estimated and taken for granted…. However, to the one who has experienced rejections and betrayals in the hands of people, even the Church — to the one who knows what it means to be alone, helpless, and hopeless — this assurance is precious. Priceless. Worth fighting for. Worth sacrificing for. Definitely worth our lives and loyalty.
We Christians often speak about how BIG our God is… and yet, for most of us, we lack the faith to make this almightiness of God a reality in our lives.
To live our lives so that we don’t regret anything — this is what some people believe in. And yet, regret is not just that feeling of sorrow or despair over something that we should have or shouldn’t have done. It is also that pain over some wrongs that have been done to us. IContinue reading “SB: Rising Up Again From the Pain”