I thought if I could just get my life organized and in balance, accomplish the things I wanted and continually make good decision after good decision, I would reach the point where my life would be free of challenges.
Why Is Life So Hard? PDF How do we explain what we see in this world? Terrorist attacks, sex slavery, racism, world hunger? Subconsciously, we probably ask ourselves questions like these quite often. But consciously we rarely do.
We're so busy living our lives we rarely stop and wonder WHY? But then something happens to wake us up.
Our parents get divorced. The girl down the street gets abducted. A relative gets cancer. That wakes us up for awhile. But then we can often sink back into the denial. That is, until another tragedy hits, another incongruence. Then we're likely to think, Something isn't right here.
Something is really, really wrong. This isn't how life's supposed to be! So, WHY do bad things happen? Why isn't this world a better place? There is an answer to the WHY question, found in the Bible.
But it's not an answer that most people like to hear: What or who could make this world different than the way it is?
What or who could guarantee that life is pain-free, for everyone, all the time? God could accomplish that. At least not right now. And we're angry with him as a result. We say, "God can't be all-powerful and all-loving.
If he were, this world wouldn't be the way it is! Our hope is that putting a guilt trip on him will make him change the way he's doing things. But he doesn't seem to budge. God doesn't budge -- he doesn't change things right now -- because he's giving us what we asked for: Remember the story of Adam and Eve?
They ate the "forbidden fruit. For Adam and Eve sort of hoped that they could become like God, without God. They consumed the notion that there was something more valuable in existence than God himself, something more valuable than having a personal relationship with God.
And this world system -- with all of its faults -- came as a result of the choice they made.
Their story is the story of all of us, isn't it? Who hasn't said -- if not audibly at least in their hearts -- God, I think I can do this without you. I'll just go this one alone. But thanks for the offer.Nov 20, · Here’s Why It’s Important.
Between domestic duties and emotional labor, research shows, women are more stressed than men are — but it doesn’t have to . Therefore, it is important to teach children to be positive about how they “talk to themselves.” Some examples of useful self-talk are: “I can get this problem, if I just keep trying.” “It’s OK if .
Mar 03, · Guest Author: Denise L. Hummel – Universal Consensus. Editor’s Note: We are especially pleased to welcome our first Guest Author, Denise Hummel, who contributed the piece that follows on the importance of culture in international business. Doing business on a global basis requires a good understanding of different cultures.
Trying a new thing, whether it’s a new look, a new hobby, or a new motto, will help you to appreciate what you’re really made of. Self-love is incredibly important. Learning a new skill – Many times the thing you’ll be interested in trying involves learning a new skill.
You may be afraid of failing, but don’t let that stop you. Let’s explore these various purposes by starting with asking why a country like the United States, with its massive and extraordinarily diverse economy, would need to import anything from other countries.
Among other things, it may mean you are frustrated, overwhelmed or even just trying to get someone's attention, which DeLuca and other researchers call a ''secondary gain'' cry. On top of that.