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  • Writer's pictureLaura Kae

When the story doesn’t have a happy ending

I am tired of warfare. Today was horrible. It is not a Merry Christmas. Jesus is awesome, but Christmas Eve still sucked. Oh, there is redeeming value in it; but in many ways this year comes to a close tonight for me. 2016 was a really good year and a truly horrible year. If 2017 is like 2016, I am certain I don’t want to experience it. I close this year with nothing to look forward to except following Jesus. I thought I gave up everything to follow Him before 2016, but in 2016 there has been more cutting away. My life is now more filled with Jesus because there has been a removal of many other things. I rejoice, and I weep. This world is such a broken place. I don’t want to be here.

Next month I am scheduled to write an article about disappointment in relationships for another blog. I could write a book about what it is like to experience disappointment, but I don’t know if I can give any advice about it. Tonight I wonder, “What happens when the story doesn’t have a happy ending and the book ends before there is an opportunity for redemption?”

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11


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