Suffering

Surviving storms

One of the things I like about the Bible is that a lot of its narrative is true to experience. You can imagine yourself on the scene of some of these stories. One of such stories is found in Mark 4:35-41 when Jesus calms a storm. Before this event, the disciples who had not only …

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The tension in-between

Sometimes, we Christians are terrible at acknowledging reality. We act as though we’re exempt from the consequences of living in a fallen world, something Jesus categorically refutes [John 16:33]. The truth is that we live in dual realities, often at odds with each other. That’s the tension we must acknowledge and deal with. God is …

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The thin slice of time

You have probably heard the expression: “it’s the hope that kills you”. It’s often used when a situation is so desperate and the outcome seems irredeemably certain. However, there is something about the human spirit that clings to hope. Interestingly, this narrative is repeatedly portrayed in many of the movies we watch. How often do …

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