Esther L. Bonner (California)
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Carry each other’s burdens. - Galatians 6:2 (CEB)
I have never understood why people suffer or prayers seem to go unanswered, and I probably never will. I do, however, find comfort in knowing that I’m not alone in my lack of understanding or in my suffering.
In today’s reading, Jesus himself broke down in the midst of his...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.