When Life Hits You Hard

I’m taking another ~indefinite~ blogging hiatus.

Was it just over a month ago when I declared a hiatus because I lost my phone? It seems like an entire lifetime away — times were simpler a month ago haha.

Now I’m going through another test (or challenge, which is what my partner likes to call it), and to be completely honest with you, it’s really weighing me down. Believe me — I am trying my best to surrender this hardship to God, and I’ve cried out to him a number of times — but the weight is still there.

I’d like to think of myself as a strong person, a strong Christian, but at this moment, I am struggling to even write this blog post down.

I cannot tell you the specifics of my situation, but what I can tell you is this: sometimes, life hits you — hard — out of nowhere. And come out of nowhere it did. I didn’t expect this at all. The possibility of it happening didn’t even occur to me. I know this test is teaching me a lesson, but I — we — just want to get out of it, unscathed as much as possible.

I’m trying my very best to distract myself while at work (which is not a difficult thing to do because it’s been a busy couple of days) but it’s a different story when my 8-hour work day is over.

But I’ll spare you the details. And the drama.

And rather than spend hours writing dramatic blog posts or, worse, half-hearted ones because my mind is on this, I chose to take some time off — at least from blogging — and use it for quiet time spent in prayer.

Whatever it is, I’m assuring you that I haven’t lost hope and I’m holding on to my faith.



PS: Wait for me to come back!

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  • Reply Jane Allen June 11, 2016 at 9:55 pm

    Life does hit when you least expect and I pray you get over whatever challenge you’re currently facing. I know things will get better as the days go. Keep crying to the Almighty, He promised to answer when we call (Matthew 7 vs 7). Just know you’re not alone in this. the Almighty is with you.

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