Archive for the struggle Tag

Oh, Bravery. Do You Have to Be So Hard?

“We say God uses all things for good, but we don’t know how to participate in that process of redemption because we can’t acknowledge that we are in pain, that our beliefs are shaken and that the way we think, feel and live is changed. We are unable to get to the good that God works because we cannot face
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What’s Really Left to Say?

“Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.” – Graham Greene It’s Saturday and I’m still working. I’m tired, worn out. Tea, I think. Lord knows, I’ve had plenty of coffee.
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Pursuing Adversity

“We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.” –Helen Keller This isn’t something I planned to write about. In fact, when it comes to avoiding struggle, I’d like to maintain my silence and let the subject pass right by. There are probably plenty of other things equally valuable I could choose.
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