Pure Joy (when you face trials of many kinds)

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds… James 1:2 Say what, now? Pure joy? Trials of many kinds?! I used to hope this was a typo. I have to admit, I used to struggle with reading that I was supposed to consider it a joy to face…

I either trust Him…or I don’t.

“I either trust Him…or I don’t.” I have spoken these words, so many times, over the last year. When I was seeking God’s guidance with a chronic health issue and I was feeling led down a not-so-conventional route of healing, I told my husband, “I either trust Him…or I don’t.” When I felt led to…