Our experience of life’s emptiness is a universal human experience. It’s not without cause or purpose, for through it God directs our attention back upon Himself, that we may have life, and have it abundantly (Jn 10:10).
Ever thought about reclaiming your power in God? Do you feel lost, directionless? Afraid? Do you see yourself as without value or invaluable? Fear can play a major role in how we look at ourselves. It can drag you into desolation.
The experience of the peace and happiness of “God that surpasses all understanding” (Phil 4:7), attained in freedom and loving obedience, is inseparable from love for the Truth, for Jesus Christ is the “way and the truth and the life” (Jn 14:6), whose gift of himself to humanity opens the way to the Father and the everlasting kingdom of God.
As a teenager, my best friend had come to visit for about a week. We were enjoying the unusually still evening, sitting on the side of a deserted country road, looking off at the sunset and not saying much. At that moment, something inexplicable happened.