What was meant to become the zenith of American race relations became, instead, its nadir.
Have we not seen this before? Is America truly too great to fall?
Our thoughts, in a situation such as this, are worthless.
A syringe was mentioned, numbing was discussed, the site of injection was determined, and a cold grasp felt.
The shadow of the cross has not disappeared. It echoes through eternity.
Bucha, we have looked upon your misery and we see you.
God Is Not Afraid of Your Pain
I’m stuck in between numbness and rage in the face of continual abuse of power, denial of trauma and racism, denial of the legacy of racism and trauma, denial of abuse all around.
The Heavens watch and they wait.
The Lewis Revelation “Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say ‘My tooth is aching’ than to say ‘My heart is broken.’” C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain ItContinue reading “Church Health 101: Destigmatizing Pain and Suffering”
We create a god out of our pain and worship it throughout our day. We dream of it and it chases us though our nightmares. We’re slaves to the hurt we have suffered and we are blinded by the hurt we cause others.