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Psalms of Lament and Secret Beliefs

January 13, 2015
Psalms of Lament and Secret Beliefs

As soon as I heard the verses from 2 Samuel 13:1-20 I knew I had to write about it.

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Hope in the Face of Doubt: Why Did Elijah Run?

May 13, 2014
Hope in the Face of Doubt: Why Did Elijah Run?

Immediately after Elijah’s victory at Mount Carmel (1 Kings 18-19), he suffered from fear, depression, and anxiety. When Queen Jezebel threatened his life, Elijah fled to the desert, leaving his servant behind.… more

The Eeyore Theory

April 8, 2014
The Eeyore Theory

You know who he is. Eeyore, the stuffed donkey from Winnie-the-Pooh; the loveable depressed eternal pessimist.

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In My Brokenness

June 25, 2013
In My Brokenness by Annalisa Patenaude

Most people are surprised to learn I was once overweight. To cope I constructed what I thought was an indestructible wall around me. I didn’t want to face my problem. But at 19 years old, the wall came crumbling down.… more

Rethinking God's Sovereignty

April 2, 2013
Rethinking God's Sovereignty by Robyn Roste

Lately I’ve been rethinking my idea of God’s sovereignty.

In particular, I’m questioning my beliefs about the sovereignty of God when things don’t go my way—do I really believe He works all things for good? Really?

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When There's Nothing to Be Thankful For

October 2, 2012
When There's Nothing to Be Thankful For by Robyn Roste

I knew as soon as I wrote out this title I wasn’t telling the truth. Because there is never nothing to be thankful for.

But it sure feels like it sometimes.

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When You're Not "Fine"

September 11, 2012
When You're Not

A few nights ago I went for dinner with my parents. It was a spontaneous decision following a particularly difficult day. As we were seated the host asked the usual, “How are you doing today?”

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In a Year of Drought

August 21, 2012
In a Year of Drought by Robyn Roste

Over the past couple months I’ve had a lot of time to consider topics most of us would rather avoid thinking of all together. At least I would. Topics like death, suffering, and how life is just not fair.

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Hunger and Thirst

August 7, 2012
Hunger and Thirst by Annalisa Brooks

Why read the Bible? Simply put, it will change your life.

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The Secret to Overcoming Discouragement

July 3, 2012
The Secret to Overcoming Discouragement by Robyn Roste

A couple years ago I was a guest at a home and observed a conversation between a young girl and an older relative, a scientist.

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