There has been a heaviness hanging over me recently. A weight and deep sense of sadness that I cannot shake. It doesn’t affect my day to day mood or interactions on the surface, but it sits on my heart in the background as an ever-present call to prayer. Most, if not all, of my friends … Continue reading How Do We Face the Troubles of this World?
Perhaps you’ve heard the story of the origin of the hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul”. Horatio Spafford, a prominent Chicago businessman, lost his business and his five children in three separate tragedies within a few short years. After the loss of four of his children in a shipwreck, he penned the well-known hymn. … Continue reading Believing That It Is Well (When Life Doesn’t Feel That Way)