Suffering

Gospel Hope for Sadness

by Kristyn Perez 

We’ve all experienced sad days before. Days when the world feels blue and hope feels far off. Days when heaviness and despair feel so close that they seem to have melded as a part of you. Days when tears feel like your closest friends.  

Are you sad today?  

Maybe you have a reason for your sadness—the loss of a friend, the loneliness that stalks you, or the most recent invasion of bad news.…

Preaching in Chains: Fannie Lou Hamer

By Kyra Riley
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co
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The time is the summer of 1963, and a bus of freedom fighters travels from South Carolina to Mississippi. The thick and sticky heat from the southern sun makes the trip less than comfortable for the people on board, but their spirits are high.

Be a Gift to the Grieving

By Aubrey Coleman 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

As the holidays approach, there will undoubtedly be many who set the table this year faced with the reality of a seat unfilled, a plate unused, and a presence un-forgotten. The loss of a loved one brings a subtle sadness to once cheerful traditions and celebrations.…

We Get Richer from Our Aching

By Sarah Morrison 
Former Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co.   

I was once given the advice to “steward your disappointments.” I thought that I understood it then, but I more certainly understand it now. I don’t have to talk about my own sufferings or disappointments in order to convey to you the weightiness and distress that come alongside difficulty.…

3 Things to Remember When You Feel Forgotten by God

By Joy Lopes 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

It is tempting to feel as though God has forgotten us in seasons of suffering. 

“If He knows the pain this is causing me, why has He left me in it?” 

Other seasons may be filled with temptations toward sin that feel unbearable and leave you questioning whether God sees your struggle. 

“Doesn’t He see how hard I am fighting?

Who Will Be with You in the Fire? 

By Sarah Morrison
Former Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co.  

We’ve all been through fires—burnt, scorned, and seared. And as long as our feet are planted on this earth, we will go through more. There is no shortage of suffering for this world to dole out to its inhabitants—relationships, jobs, and bodies have all been ravaged by a broken and dissonant world—a world that needs more of Jesus. …

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