Feeling Strong

Feeling Strong

There’s a quote fromĀ Into the Wild, the story of Christopher McCandlessĀ that I really like: “It is important in life not to be strong, but to feel strong, to measure yourself at least once. If you want something in life, reach out and grab it.”...

A Prayer about Pain

This prayer comes from a book I’m reading right now – . This is the prayer following a chapter about dealing with those painful emotions – grief, anger, loss, and pain. It’s been quite timely for me. I have work to do in these areas. Lord...

Purpose in the Pain

Today in my Bible reading time I ran once again across Jeremiah 29. There’s a verse in this chapter that is quoted time and time again as a promise to those in pain: “For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord. Plans for welfare and...