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Bother Jesus with the Absurd

Bother Jesus with the Absurd

Ever felt desperate? Ever been in a situation in life when you were totally and completely helpless and you didn’t know what to do or who to turn to? I have a friend whose son was murdered. The son stood up for a boy who was being picked on by a group of bullies, and

Depression: Jesus Understands Deep Sorrow

I was thirteen, working on some homework at the kitchen table when the yellow crank-dial phone that hung on the wall rang. My mom was washing dishes at the time, and I remember her gently drying off her hands before she answered it. “Oh no!” was her response. I watched as her shoulders sank and