Tag Archives: pain

MY FAITH IS SO FICKLE

I have spent the past few weeks questioning God and being angry. I have spent the past twenty years praying about something and not receiving any solution. I have spent the past year and a half praying about something else, … Continue reading

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GOD HAS FORGOTTEN

Why is it that most of us find it almost impossible to forgive ourselves and to forget the shame of our pasts and yet, with the same breath, we acknowledge that we believe that “If we confess our sins, He … Continue reading

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SUICIDE – “I thought my love had your back covered”

  Yesterday I attended a memorial service of a fifteen year old girl who had taken her own life. As I was driving to the service I asked myself “where was God as she was dying”. The answer came back … Continue reading

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WEEKENDS, MOTHER

A poem written by a teenager whose parents are divorced and who only sees her mother on weekends. Weekends, Mother I see you during the week But when the weekend comes – mother you are never here. Just because at … Continue reading

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FIGHTING THE SINKING SAND OF DEPRESSION

Sometimes when we come face to face with our own darkness, inadequacies, guilt, sins, worthlessness, anger and jealousies it feels like we are walking into sinking sand.  The more we fight and struggle the quicker we are pulled under. It … Continue reading

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DIVORCE – A TEENAGER IN PAIN – A POEM

This poem was written more than thirty-four years ago, but the words and feelings behind them remain relevant to children whose parents are divorced and who only see their fathers on a part-time basis. I NEVER KNEW YOU Just because … Continue reading

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