hopeless

Quote from Douglas Groothuis: "I know there is a larger meaning behind it all, but I cannot parse it out day by darkening day."

When Islands of Meaning Sink Beneath Us

I subscribe to Christianity Today and in their most recent issue (Nov. 2015, Vol. 59, Num. 9) they have an article by Douglas Groothuis, a well-known professor and author of theology and philosophy with the title “When Islands of Meaning Sink Beneath Us.” (pp. 50-55) The title alone lifted my spirits, but the contents are …

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I Know I Need to Lift My Eyes Up / But I’m Too Weak

Tenth Avenue North shows a remarkable ability to write powerful songs that reflect the realities of life’s struggles. Here is one I heard today on KLOVE that felt especially applicable to my life…It is simply titled “Worn.” I’m Tired I’m worn / My heart is heavy From the work it takes / To keep on breathing I’ve made …

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Walking Wounded

“In depression…faith in deliverance, in ultimate restoration, is absent. The pain is unrelenting, and what makes the condition intolerable is the foreknowledge that no remedy will come–not in a day, an hour, a month, or a minute. If there is mild relief, one knows that it is only temporary; more pain will follow. It is …

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