When You're Sick of Being Sick
Have you ever had one of those days where the walls seem to be falling in all around you, and pressures and stresses seem to tug at you and you can't get loose?
The past few weeks have been like that for me.
I will spare you the details, but let's just say I was at the end of my rope, sick non-stop the whole entire day.
I was sick of being sick. Have you ever felt that way?
Now in the Bible, when weight and pressures came to grab hold, individuals often resorted to one of two things: Fighting against God or running.
Though born, raised, and still living only miles from where she grew up, Jen's heart lies in the nations. Jen loves the beautiful tapestry found in the wide diversity of people, different cultures, and all nations. Jen and her husband have been married twenty years, and have parented fifteen kids and counting; twelve foster, one adopted, and two bios. Her multi-racial family reflects her passion for unity, desire for faith without walls, and missional mindset to share both the gospel and the power of redemption to a world desperately needing the hope found in Jesus Christ. Jen and her husband have led in a variety of ministries; including prayer, small groups, children's, and women’s. Jen advocates for the orphan as a board member for the non-profit, A New Song; and loves doing missions work internationally, along with her family. You can find Jen writing about faith, while challenging her readers at her blog, Rich Faith Rising, as well as at tweeting faith-filled messages @Jen_Avellaneda . Jen is also on Facebook.
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I praise Him that my home is not flooded and my family is safe. I pray for the rest of my home state of South Carolina, whole counties are being evacuated. At the same time, I praise God for His mercies on our state as evidenced by the outpouring of support.
10/8/2015 05:30:11 pm
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