Posted by Shes_InItForTheMoney on September 13, 2011, at 10:46:44
In reply to Re: Random thoughts on faith... » bleauberry, posted by Dinah on August 17, 2011, at 23:11:59
> Faith doesn't come easily to me. It's easy for me to see God's hand in the universe. It's far harder for me to recognize God's hand in my life. Particularly when I'm hurting.
> "I do believe; help my unbelief." is a prayer that really resonates with me.
Psalm 43 echoes a lot of the feelings about feeling abandoned:
God, you are my strength.
Why have you rejected me?
Why am I sad
and troubled by my enemies?
I find the Psalms to really reflect some deeply important feelings that are very relevant to many of the issues we face today.
"Love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic and we'll change the world," ~Jack Layton 1950-2011