Tag Archives: Frederick Buechner

Silent Shouts of Joy: From Spiritual Pain to Divine Comfort (3/3)

Spiritual Pain and Divine Comfort My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, … Continue reading

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Performance-Enhancing Thoughts (PETs): Compassion (3)

Compassion: Our Divine Character The LORD is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him. For he knows how weak we are; he remembers we are only dust. Our days on earth are like … Continue reading

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Spiritual Pain: A Measure of the Heart (2/2)

  Benefits of Spiritual Pain Faith is not a light which scatters all our darkness, but a lamp which guides our steps in the night and suffices for the journey. To those who suffer, God does not provide arguments which … Continue reading

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