Finding Faith in the Dark

by GLYNNIS WHITWER

“Then Jesus told him, ‘Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.’” John 20:29 (NIV)

“Why would he tell me he would never break my heart, and then he did? He lied!”

Her eyes brimmed with tears as she pleaded for answers I didn’t have. “People change,” I offered helplessly. “He probably meant it when he said it, but something happened.”

I floundered. The response wasn’t good enough as the right words eluded me. Then, in the wounded moments after her first breakup, my daughter declared she would never trust again.

Betrayed. I’ve been there too, and it marks you for life. . . .

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