There is this sense in the general church that being broken is wrong. That it’s not okay to sit in the grief, soak in the sadness and reflect for a while. Somehow we feel that contradicts God’s goodness or goes against His plan for the world. There is a stigma against confusion, doubt, questioning, and fear. And yes, I concede that those are not very pleasant things and The Lord wants to help us move past them toward wholeness.
However, may I put forth the idea that the human soul is not meant to just “move on” and talk ourselves into happiness or joy? That we are meant to go through grief and pain in order to be found again in the arms of love? The the process doesn’t have a time limit?Read More We are broken, together.