Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tried you in the furnace of affliction.
– Isaiah 48:10

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Problems, Prayer, Paradise and a Platypus

by Kerry Tittle
I keep thinking that at some point in my life I am going to quit being surprised at the things God does. He is insanely unpredictable!
I look through the Bible at the odd things He uses in the lives of people. A donkey, pots, trumpets, frogs, locusts………but for me… a platypus? So what does my life have to do with a platypus?

Abandoned

by Kerry Tittle
As I am desperately trying to crawl to the edge of this chasm that separates me from God, Romans 8:38 echoes in the corners of my mind. But when you are in the pervasive throes of grief there is an overwhelming sense of abandonment.

Rescued from the Brink

by Christa Sue VerHoeven
Where it started, I don’t know. Maybe it was a result of a bad childhood, or the bullies of my early adolescence, or maybe I invited it in during the rebellion of my teenage years. All I really know is that it’s there. It’s been there for a long time, and it has pulled me down, deeper than I ever thought I could go. This “it” I’m talking about, is hopelessness.

Life can be bumpy and sometimes children get hurt

This imaginative tale, straight from the heart of a child, can help children and parents find hope and healing in the greatest story of all — the gospel.