Analogies

AcaciaTree croppedWhen I Don’t Know What To Believe Anymore
When life comes crashing down, we needed tangible proof of God’s Love. Woven into the Jewish tabernacle and the Acacia tree is such a clear picture of Jesus on the cross, with a whiplashed back and a crown of thorns…

 

299HWhen The Pain Doesn’t Make Sense
When this pain doesn’t make sense, I wonder if I’m looking at the wrong problem and the wrong ultimate goal. What if the deeper problem is that my roots are shallow, and I don’t have a way to find hope in God in the midst of difficulty?…

 

Edge of grass cropped darkened no mirrorHow Can I Survive the Fire?
The crackling fire sweeping through dried grass may burn out quickly, but ashes linger. And a scarred landscape tells of the fire’s destruction long after. But too often, I forget to remember what happens after the fire…

cookies-1372607_1920Put Down the Cookie Dough…
I’ve been there- crying for help, but too broken to say anything out loud…

 

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When Bitterness Freezes Your Heart…
The world is draped in gothic ice daggers in the pre-dawn gloom, unmistakably changed by last night’s ice storm. Nature around me expresses a cold that pervades into the soul, and every brittle tree stands like a dark sentinel…

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