Why can it be so hard to come to terms with the reality of the world as we know it now?
It seems as if nothing changes, but it seems to change everyday in so many ways. Suicide, addiction, molestion, house fires, fighting, violence, overdoses, music, and most importantly love. Now I know I am not alone in this world, but let me just say there's been times where it felt like I was. Individuals that truly experience and witness some of the deepest darkest parts of this world and it's capability to bring anyone to their knees, sometimes may fall victim to the trauma of the world changing so quickly, while also trying to deal with their broken hearts. Do we even know who we are?
These are age-old questions, but no less concerning today than in the past. The book Trusting God Even When Life Hurts by Jerry Bridges is a great place to begin understanding the answers.
Kristyn, you are clearly a sensitive soul and therefore react to matters that are outside your control more deeply than many other people do. The only advice that I can give is to do what you can to make the world a better place by treating others as you would like to be treated - with love and compassion. If more people did this perhaps our world would become a better place.
by Silent Assassin 11 years ago
We all live in a world where the bad things seem to be more big news than the good things.As a collective, what do you think humans could do to realistically make the attitudes & the actions of people change for the better? Understanding that the world will never be perfect.
by Barefootfae 7 years ago
This seems to be an issue. There is a forum beating Christians over the head so I decided why not be fair?
by Castlepaloma 3 years ago
Everyone dies, but not everyone livesWe have pushed Death away from Life, the dying away from the living - all in order to impose the illusion of control on the uncertainty of change. We have lost touch with the natural world and with our place in it as mortal animals. We have forgotten "how...
by Brian 5 years ago
Mark 6:1-6 says, "Then He (Jesus) went out from there and came to His own country, and His disciples followed Him. 2 And when the Sabbath had come, He began to teach in the synagogue. And many hearing Him were astonished, saying, “Where did this Man get these things? And what wisdom is this...
by Chasuk 7 years ago
But more Buddhists?
by mariexotoni 3 years ago
I am an atheist surrounded by family and friends who practice Christianity.A lot of atheists say that the world would be a better place without religion.. I can understand why they say that. But, for some people- I feel like they need religion for their own sanity/happiness. It has been around for...
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