Hot Topics - Handling Painful Times

"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." ~ Jeremiah 29:11

Christian articles and resources for dealing with painful times in your life. Defeating Discouragement
How to keep going when life overwhelms you. Fruitful Affliction
God has a purpose for your pain. Let My Heart Be Broken
Walking with others through their pain. Something Greater Than Healing
Joni Eareckson Tada talks about the mystery of suffering and God's sovereignty. God's Will vs. Your Plans
How do we handle life's unpleasantness, or worse? Up in Smoke
Discovering the "nevertheless" principle.  Nevertheless, not my will but Your will be done. Handling the Storms of Life
No matter what you're facing, God will hold you up! Coping with Cancer
I'd beaten million-to-one odds and gotten breast cancer in my 20's.  God was nowhere to be found.  BUT God found me, lost in my despair. Hope and Help for Cancer
Some Christian resources to help navigate your way through this major health challenge. The Walking Wounded Among Us
Being real about your pain - How are you really Persevering When You're Out of Strength
God promises that His grace is sufficient. Walking Your Kids and Yourself Through a Crisis
Holding on to the hand of the One who will walk me, and them, through anything. "It's Cancer, Lord"
In uncertain times, God is a constant source of comfort.  A Song of Hope in Painful Times
Oh God, let the pain deepen me. Let my life be a song that others understand. Let every part of me echo the name of Jesus.