Tag Archives: hopelessness

TURN YOUR FROWN UPSIDE DOWN

In hopes of erasing some of the rhetoric and name calling going on over the past few months, I decided to devote this post to humor.  The messes we create on a daily basis are often far from humorous, but … Continue reading

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CRUSHED BUT NOT WITHOUT HOPE

Ezekiel 37:11-14 “Then he said to me: “Son of man, these bones are the people of Israel. They say, ‘Our bones are dried up and our hope is gone; we are cut off.’  Therefore prophesy and say to them: ‘This is … Continue reading

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ORGANIZED CHAOS

As we travel this road called life, we will encounter chaos.  It is not the way God intended our path to be. He created perfection. He created order. In the middle of nothing, He melted the darkness and made light. … Continue reading

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THE BOTTOMLESS PIT

A number of years ago, I wrote a story about a huge tree in the center of town that had lived there for centuries.  The tree itself had magical powers to open at the command of some Spanish words.  The … Continue reading

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HOPE FOR THE HOPELESS

I’ve always believed in God.  I’ve known since an early age that I would some day go to heaven, but at the time I had no plans on doing so.   It wasn’t brainwashed into me.  I had plenty of questions … Continue reading

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WHY DID GOD ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN?

Why do bad things happen to good people?  It’s a hard question to answer in a world that’s full of ugliness, hunger, pain, inhumanity,  brutal death or hardship.  It’s especially hard to answer for a Christian, because it’s assumed that … Continue reading

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FEAR NOT!

Fear is mentioned many times in the Bible. The phrase, “Do not be afraid” was spoken, when God’s angels announced the birth of the Savior to shepherds. The Psalms are loaded with references to fear in King David’s prayers. The … Continue reading

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DO NOT FORSAKE ME!

The word, forsake, isn’t a commonly used word today.  According to the dictionary, it means to abandon or leave completely. The thought of being forsaken  leaves one desperate or hopeless.  Loneliness is one of those perceptions that eats away at our mind as … Continue reading

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DOES BEING A CHRISTIAN GUARANTEE A PERFECT LIFE?

I have moments when I get depressed and anxious.  At times I ask God, why are certain things happening to me?  Why are there still problems, sickness, confusion, fears?   Why do I try to measure up to someone else – why must we … Continue reading

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WHY SUICIDE?

Yesterday we were all shocked to hear that funny man, Robin Williams, took his own life. The man that spent most of his energy making others laugh finally succumbed to his own sadness and depression. There are a number of … Continue reading

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