#Hegivesusstories

He gives us stories /// advent of a dream

He gives us stories /// advent of a dream

I didn’t want to admit to anyone that I was struggling with being single so I put on a face and pretended that I was fine but with every engagement, wedding, birth, family event or social event where it was nearly all couples, my heart ached and I cried silent tears. 

He gives us stories /// laced with blessing

He gives us stories /// laced with blessing

From our very first date, Joe and I always talked about how we would love to live abroad. But there was always the how? question mark hovering above the dream. I had a job I loved and didn't want to leave—not forever anyway! Also how would we be able to afford it? And what about the children we hoped to have?

He gives us stories /// after the fire

He gives us stories /// after the fire

Following a particularly difficult day at work, I came home to find my block of flats ablaze. I’ll save the details as you can imagine the scene and imagine the emotions of fear, horror, disbelief and confusion experienced. Yet, this is just the beginning of the story.

He gives us stories /// of great comfort

He gives us stories /// of great comfort

As I was reading through chapter 12 of Isaiah, it really struck me—it celebrates the transformation from the righteous wrath of God, to the consolation His people find in Him as His anger turns away and brings comfort!