How to pray when life hurts?

This year seems to have been one upset, catastrophe, tragedy after another. I won't dwell on the particulars. But this verse came up in my daily readings and I felt an immediate identification with it: "If the LORD be with us, why hath all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our … Continue reading How to pray when life hurts?

First Sunday of Lent

I am running a week behind now, as life has got in the way. Around a couple of weeks of a roller-coaster of looking after a very poorly, elderly dog, we had to have him put down last night. So right now I am feeling a little bit overwhelmed with grief . The next couple … Continue reading First Sunday of Lent