Drop that rock of burden, don’t carry it on your own, lift it instead and as you do He will lift it up with you. He is more willing to do so with you.
“God, let us be together again.” I repeated it again and again, until my skin became clammy with wetness and cold.
I have a relationship with God, but it’s complicated at best. I don’t blame my Catholic upbringing (though maybe I should) or living in the Bible Belt.
Today we tell our young women to be strong, independent and to trust their own voices. But in this moment I’d lost my voice to someone else.
This is me putting one leg forward to make a step towards Jesus, the One who never stopped pursuing my heart, even in moments when I was too occupied with chasing fleeting dreams instead of chasing eternity.
There are warrior angels who can fight demons.
The church can be extremely judgemental, lacks education on a series of issues, and likes to live in denial.
Why are atoms Catholic?
Because they have mass.
I alternate between loving God for placing you on this earth in the first place, for giving me the opportunity to get to know you, to become close with you, to love you — and hating Him for ripping you away from this earth so early, for not giving you the chance to grow older, for giving me a heartbreak that I will never recover from no matter how much time passes.
And your faith in love and relationships is going to be restored again.