One of the books I read in the wilderness was, Reluctant Pilgrim, by fellow Redbud, Enuma Okoro. It provided healing to my soul. Enuma and her publisher are kind enough to provide a chapter excerpt from an intimate moment in the wilderness. I pray that it blesses you as it has me. The following isContinue reading “A Wilderness Experience: When Life is All Consuming”
Caryn submits, “We need to acknowledge—cry out to God!—when life disappoints, when something important gets lost, and when we hurt because of it. And we need to give ourselves (and others) permission to grieve the lost of dreams, of the life we thought we’d have, of roles we longed for, of relationships we thought would always exist, or whatever we desired but haven’t gotten (5-6). [We need to grieve the lost of the] “not supposed to be’s” of my life.
I often find myself thinking about the injustices in America and how the church responds to them. Some individuals take opportunities to do what they can. Some churches are doing beautiful ministry to share the love and hope of Jesus, yet there are far too many who sit on the sidelines as spectators. Or worst,Continue reading “A Wilderness Story: For Those Without Hope”