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Showing posts from December 30, 2012

praying for the brokenhearted this year

as 2012 comes to a close i look around and see a world full of hurting people. this was a hard year for so many. so many are broken. defeated. disillusioned. the problems come quicker than the answers. the pain lasts longer than the relief. the hope feels further away than ever. and yet we still go on. why i wonder? why do we press on in a world that seems to grow worse everyday? why push to be more when the days are more than overwhelming? why try to be a light when there's such unimaginable darkness? good questions. valid questions. almost unanswerable questions. and almost too much for wearied souls to even search for those answers. but when we're down...we look up. and when we look up...we see the Cross. and when we see the Cross...we see Jesus. and there hangs our peace. there hangs our hope. there hangs our light. and so we get up. we move forward. we press on. despite the desire to give up, we give it another go. because He paid much too hig