Difficulty trusting God has been an issue since the beginning of man. If we trace back to the Garden of Eden, we see the first woman struggle to trust God. Do you ever struggle to trust God? Let me be the first to admit I’ve struggled with trusting God completely. Oh, we may not call it such. But when I…
We all go through hardships at some point in life. If we aren’t careful, those times can lead to feelings of hopelessness. My guest, Julie Holmquist, and her family experienced difficult times especially recently. An unexpected job loss and no replacement job available meant relocating when they didn’t want to move. How do you keep hope alive for yourself and your family in the midst of unwanted transition?
Sometimes life takes a fast, unexpected curve, tossing us back and forth with uncertainty. When life becomes uncertain or threatens to fall apart, you can give up or heed the call to trust God more.
How many times have you been in darkness without a plan to make it through it? Maybe you’ve faced challenges financially, with relationships or in health. In this situation, I was literally in the dark. But I realized that trusting God in the dark is very much like getting ready in the dark. You can’t see Him but you have to believe anyway.
As I fall asleep at night, as soon as I wake up in the morning, and countless times throughout the day, you and your current struggle have been on my mind. And personally, in my own current life trials, I can relate on so many levels, with so many areas of uncertainty. Questions that are hard to answer. The good news is, when life gets tough, there is an answer.
There are times when life doesn’t make sense, when pain is great. The most difficult of circumstances, cancer diagnosis, miscarriage, even the death of a loved one, require the greatest trust. They require that we trust God even when we don’t understand.