How do you find strength in God while going through pain? That’s part of the reason I wrote The Hem of His Garment: Reaching Out to God When Pain Overwhelms. Pain often threatens to steal our energy, our strength, and our resolve. But finding strength in God while going through pain can provide solace and hope, especially in the midst of life’s greatest challenges. Faith can guide us through the darkest times, providing comfort, resilience, and ultimately, healing.
In a success-driven world, many experience spiritual pain and a sense of disconnection. Loss, disappointment, or a period of searching for purpose and meaning has left our souls weary and wounded. But, renewed faith can mend our spirits. By reigniting our belief in something greater than ourselves and embracing spirituality, we can embark on a journey of healing, find solace, and rediscover our purpose in the face of adversity.
Pain can be a doorway to discover God’s truth, character, and provision in a new light. It’s not easy but relating to God in pain offers a fresh perspective and a deeper spiritual connection. Discover how pain can open the door to a deeper spiritual connection and a fresh perspective on God’s truth and character.
In a world where we often seek autonomy and control, could embracing our dependence on God, as exemplified in the story of the woman with the issue of blood, be the pathway to profound spiritual growth? Realizing how little control we possess in this life, perhaps especially when it comes to our pain experience, often produces a defining moment in coming to terms with our dependence on God.
Pain is universal, but when it persists, more than anything we want it alleviated. James 1:2-8 gives us great insight into how to reframe our focus when the pain is unending and we long to return to a pain-free existence. Discover how to reframe your focus during persistent pain and find wisdom in trials. Painful trials do serve a purpose.
Meditation can reduce stress, clarify thinking, and even curb depression and beyond. It seems like every week a new study is released that affirms the positive impact of meditation on our brains and general health. Yet, as a Christian, perhaps you’ve also heard to proceed with caution. Is Christian meditation biblical? Read more as Jodie shares the biblical basis for meditation.