Wilderness: What Are the Things You Need to Grieve?

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.

A Wilderness Story: For Those Without Hope

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”

A Wilderness Experience: Delusions, Delusions, Delusions

Fellow Redbud, Monica Selby, shares her wilderness experience today. May you be encouraged that you are not alone. Meditate on the truth of God’s Word. ————————————————————————————————- Until recent years, I was very delusional about the Biblical concept of the wilderness. When I read about the concept of “dark night of the soul,” I held aContinue reading “A Wilderness Experience: Delusions, Delusions, Delusions”