Suffering

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. …

The Sovereignty of God

By Jana White 
Editor for The Daily Grace Co. 

This year most of us have experienced something unprecedented. We have faced a global pandemic—a virus that spread throughout the world causing death and destruction. With this came a disruption in normalcy.…

When Life Puts You on Pause

By Trudy Samsill
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 15 

Have you ever found yourself watching a movie and something happens that forces you to need to press the pause button? The phone rings, someone needs a bathroom break or a snack refill.…

Suffering and Sanctification

By Lauren Bowerman 
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 13 

How do you put into words the loneliness of depression? How do you explain it when deep weariness seems to cling to you day after day? How do you articulate to fellow believers – to people who look to you as a “strong Christian woman” – that only weeks ago you sat on your bathroom floor, barely able to breathe except to utter the words to God or whoever might be listening, “Why don’t you love me?” 

How?

God Will Use Your Brokenness

By Brittany Allen
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 4

We are a broken people, am I right?

Each of us come from various backgrounds and upbringings that shape our character and struggles. We have been broken by others, broken by this world and are undeniably broken at the core of our being.…

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