“Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry” (Ephesians 4:26b).
This verse was close to our hearts as my husband and I went through pre-marital counseling. We promised each other that we would not allow anger to fester overnight, that we would make up and forgive each other before the day was over.
My heart was tense. I kept remembering the recent conversation with my former church leader. I had explained to her my decision to leave for a new church, and apologized for letting her down.
Are you tired of questions about your relationship status? Or has a relationship you thought would last recently come to an end? Have you just spent the summer watching everyone else get married, and find yourself asking God, “Why am I still single?”
Hands shaking, I clung to my iPhone as I searched the Internet. WebMD. Got it. A few seconds later, I found myself reading through symptoms of a brain tumor.
Growing up, I lived in great fear of my abusive father. I was neglected, beaten, and abused. His treatment convinced me that I was unwanted—a burden hardly worth being tolerated.