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This photograph is of Thursday morning’s sunrise. Or, should I say attempted sunrise? Shortly after I took a series of photos within a five minute period, the sun didn’t shine through the clouds the rest of the day. 130 more words

Waiting: As Real As It Gets

Summer’s sun drifted to sleep as we pulled into a gas station and discouragement beat with my heart again. Already four hours and some passed, we… 582 more words


I heard it said the other day
On Christian radio
(So it must be true)
That, obviously, faith and discouragement can’t coexist.
And it struck me that… 257 more words


When discouragement strikes

Have you ever experienced thinking of doing something but somebody would just utter some words of disbelief and pessimism?

What would you feel? Would you be discouraged? 99 more words



Over the course of the last few days, I’ve been reading through the book of Ruth trying my hardest to get something from it because, you know, it’s sorta been hard to get myself in the word. 770 more words

When the Desperation is Real

A few years ago, I was at a social gathering when a woman I had never met arrived. Many of my friends knew her, and I finally met her. 645 more words


Discouragement is a joy stealer

It’s 4am and I’m awake. I heard crackling. it must have been in my dream, but it was enough to wake me up. Before I could fall back to sleep, discouragement set in, as I realized where I was. 504 more words