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What saved your faith?

I’m joining the synchroblog for the release of A Christian Survival Guide: A Lifeline to Faith and Growth by answering the prompt: "What saved my faith?"

Truthfully, for me? God's faithfulness to keep at work in my life saved my faith during times when life events left me feeling broken in too many pieces to fix. And my faith seemed spilled out among the chards, unrecoverable. I'd ask the silence, Where are you, God?

Because I've found that God is real and he keeps his promises, I'm still on this life journey, believing, grateful.

Ultimately I don't believe it is my faith in God that keeps me going, it is his commitment to love me and be at work within me that endures in good times and in bad. He saves the faith he planted in me whenever it is threatened by times of darkness, disaster or drought.

Are there specific things one can do to participate in saving a faltering faith? Of course.Reading the Bible, the Word of God, meeting or interacting with othe…

Silent too long

I haven't posted in a long time. Life changes take time and effort.

When driving across country, some stretches of the journey can be so taxing that conversations with fellow travelers falters for a time until, once again, conversations trickle and flow.

So it seems to be with me. Leaving the work of software support at the Department of Education in Washington, D.C. to follow my husband to Phoenix is a big life change. My attention has been on other things, not taking time to discuss the journey. Lately, I've decided I've been silent on this blog too long. It is time to strike up conversations again.