Worse Than Any Affliction
Why I Refuse to Grumble
Feb 9, 2024
The sin of grumbling often looks and feels justified in the midst of trial, but that’s only because we don’t see grumbling for what it really is.
I Sing My Way Through Pain
Three Lessons in Resilient Joy
Feb 28, 2023
God rarely gives us the life we imagined and wanted. Suffering of some kind is just around the corner. But if we’ll trust him, God has buried precious joys in our fields of sorrow.
Paralyzed and Blessed
My Unlikely Path to Happiness
Feb 26, 2022
We are blessed, not when we have everything going for us, but when all of us is going for God. Our deepest happiness will be found in the trenches of holiness.
Ten Words That Changed Everything About My Suffering
Sep 7, 2021
What does God allow that he hates? Joni Eareckson Tada reflects on a sentence that changed everything for her suffering.
When My Quadriplegia Ends
What Makes Me Long for Heaven
May 31, 2021
We will not endure earthly suffering if we do not love how that suffering, when experienced in faith, is preparing us for another world.
Paralysis Was His Good Plan
How Predestination Changed My Suffering
Oct 12, 2020
Some might be tempted to shy away from God’s sovereignty over our pain. But to many who feel submerged in suffering, it is a rock beneath their feet.
Broken to Comfort the Broken
How Quadriplegia Prepared Me to Carry Others
Apr 20, 2020
In our suffering, God not only refines us, humbles us, and teaches us to rely on him. He also makes us the hands of his comfort for others.
My Suffering Has Not Defined Me
Nov 12, 2018
Christ lost his life so that you might find yours, so begin each day asking him to show you the “you” he meant for you to be.
Beware of Running Too Hard
Letter to My 30-Year-Old Self
Mar 10, 2018
What would I say to my 30-year-old self? Slow down and love Jesus more. And prove that love by pursuing holiness.
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A digest from Desiring God