I’ve been away for a couple of weeks. Not away from home, just away from the blog world. Sometimes life gets complicated and there is nothing we can do but press on in the situation in which we are placed. That has been my life the past four weeks.
Energy is limited. And mine has been used up every day doing what needed to be done.
Please don’t feel bad for me. Grace has been poured out daily, more than enough to sustain me and give me joy on the journey. I am amazed as I count my blessings and number the many gifts God gives me moment by moment.
Life is complicated for others, too. People I talk to and communicate with by email or Facebook convey the difficulties they endure, the hard and rocky roads they walk. Many people on my prayer list are put there because of a desperate need: illness or death, marital problems, children making bad choices, job loss, financial woes, and on and on.
What are we to think when life gets extremely tough and we can’t figure out what we have done to deserve this?
I’ve been pondering suffering a lot in the last few weeks. A lot.
And I will be sharing my thoughts on it in the days ahead. I hope you will come again and hear me out. You may want to share your thoughts also. I welcome them. I am always glad to learn from a fellow traveler.
Hopefully, we will draw strength from each other. Even more, may we find fresh manna from the God who strengthens us by His own grace.