Spiritual Formation

Suffering and the Idolatry of Pain

Throughout my 20’s, I spent a great deal of time and energy thinking about suffering. I immersed myself in the language of Lamentations 3 and filled multiple journals with excruciating detail about my tortured emotional life. It was part of… Read More ›


Can I even begin to grasp all the ways that my understanding settles in places that are profoundly shy of ultimate spiritual reality (i.e., God’s glorious truths)? And yet because I am often deceived, I fail to perceive just how… Read More ›