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God. Life. And how the two collide.

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Why do bad things happen to good people?

This year has proved challenging to the extreme as I have watched very good and undeserving colleagues brought to their knees by false, vindictive accusations. They linger on the brink of a nervous breakdowns; and are shadows of their previous confident, professional and creative selves. It has been painful to stand on the sidelines and observe this decline.

This BIG question has been on my mind for some months now and has caused me psychological pain and physical heartache twinned with and much introspection about where I stand regarding my Faith. I regret to say, it has shaken me to my very Christian core, and it has gradually dawned on me that  I’m always waiting for answers to prayers.

I have prayed long and hard about this situation, and it has grown steadily worse. Seven months of waiting. No answers. No light.

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