Ten years ago my world as I knew it, fell apart.
I was the wife of my highschool sweetheart, the mother of two beautiful kids, a homeowner, a successful Insurance agent, and Sunday School teacher. I had survived breast cancer and I should be happy. Why did I not have joy in my heart? How could I go from being all these, yet so empty inside?
My marriage of 23 years ended. I found myself alone with my two young children and I felt broken beyond repair. Day after day I cried and begged God to help me and my family. My heart was wounded and I grieved the death of my marriage. The pain through the tears had me holding onto the only thing I thought could heal me, God.
So, why do so many want joy, but most can’t find it? (more…)