Resilience

Resilience

In her book, The Power of Meaning, Emily Esfahani Smith writes: As much as we might wish, none of us will be able to go through life without some kind of suffering. (Emily Esfahani Smith, The Power of Meaning, New York, NY: Crown, 2017, 185.) Smith does not write from...
Suffering for Jesus

Suffering for Jesus

Our church small group is studying the book of Revelation. I have the privilege of leading a few of the sessions. It’s a book that is full of symbols and imagery that made sense to the original writer and audience but can often be hard to interpret by...
Day by Day

Day by Day

Recently I was talking to a girl who told me she was suffering from depression. I had just given a talk where I’d mentioned that I had struggled with depression some years ago, and she felt encouraged to share with me her own struggles. Everyone’s journey is unique...