When life gets hard…

“I don’t know how to tell you this….” The man stood in front of his boss, pale, shaking, nervously twisting his hands. “There’s been a terrible accident…your children were all at your son’s birthday party….there was a freak storm, the house has collapsed….all of them are dead”. All of Job’s children – all ten of them – killed in […]

When God forgets you.

Joseph was a pretty good person – a bit of a big mouth at times, but overall he wasn’t a bad bloke, he just needed to curb the bad habit of blurting all his thoughts out loud. But, somehow or other, through a series of messy circumstances, he ended up in prison falsely accused of […]

When grief pays a visit.

I was reading the story of Job recently; a man who knew grief and the horror of sorrow. Prior to devastation walking into his life, Job was rich, extremely well-respected and known locally as a kind, loyal God-fearing man. He’d been blessed with 10 children, thousands of cattle and a beautiful home. And then one day, […]