How Can Difficulty Be “For My Good”?

Dear Traveler, I’m doing a “Blog Swap” this month! I’m swapping posts with Eliana Duran, a talented teenage writer from the Young Writer’s Workshop.  She also posted my article “5 Ways to Love our Families Better“, on her website at Eliana The Writer.  If you’ve been facing big (or small) challenges in life, then this lovely …

A Promise Of Stars In The Darkest Of Nights: Hope After A Year’s Breaking

For the reader whose 2019 hasn’t been the best journey: The year is ending.  Your emotions stir like a contrast of colors. Dark streaks stain the bright. You trace the silver lining on your worst months. There’s still something to be grateful for. Yet those months remind you of how these scars were formed. It …

Tribute To The Modern-Day Martyrs

[Greater Suffering] Imagine this. Government officers barge into your house at night. They don’t only drag you out, but they also grab your parents and the kids too. You’re all thrust into concentration camps. Interrogated. Tortured. Locked away forever. Your crime? You believe in Jesus. Personally, the common kind of suffering I’ve experienced is stress …