Category «Struggles»

Listen to an Expert: Helping a Friend with Grief

When something happens to someone we love, we want to do something. As Christians, logically we know that prayer is the best course of action. There is nothing more effective than giving that pain to our Creator. However, we aren’t just spiritual beings. We are both body and soul, and that body part of us …

Imperfect Love Perfected through God

There is a simple image that is often presented when Christian romantic relationships are discussed. The idea is simple: the closer each person moves towards God, the closer they grow to each other. Though I have been married for less than a year, as I reflect on it more, I have realized three reasons why …

Loving God when You’re Chronically Ill

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I think one of the biggest challenges in maintaining faith in God is the existence of suffering. While the Church has some great things to say about suffering and you may be able to recognize logically that the existence of suffering, for example, a chronic illness, doesn’t mean God isn’t there, it can be hard …