Happy New Year, everyone! It’s 2018!
Before Christmas I was talking to my Godmother. She has been through so much in her life, it’s almost unbelievable, and yet remains the happiest, most positive person I know. She always asks how I am and I am sure that through the last couple of years she has heard the positivity, or even happiness, dwindle in my voice. I was quite honest two years ago when my father passed away. I had already lost my faith, not my faith in God, but faith that life was fair or good. When you see children suffer, or watch your own child struggle with issues that were no fault of his own, it’s unbearable. When you watch your father die from a painful, ugly death and leave that child without his best friend, you can become angry at God. It was too much for me to bear. The pastor that helped my family assured me that it was ok for me to give God the silent treatment for a time. But my Godmother gave me a speaking-to at Christmas, “It’s time to get your faith back.” Continue Reading ->