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Why God Gives Us More Than We Can Handle

I recently went through one of the toughest times in my life. The sadness was overwhelming. Each day felt like a struggle. I was drowning. And then I’d hear the words: “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” In fact, I hear this pretty often in Christian circles. Someone starts talking about a problem in their life and someone else (maybe even you or I) pats them on their shoulder and says, “Don’t worry, God won’t give you more than you can handle.” It sounds nice, doesn’t it? I mean, we serve a loving God who knows all of our weaknesses. He created us. He loves us. He loves us too much to give us more than we can handle, right? So why wasn’t I able to pull myself out of the pit of my sadness? Why couldn’t I handle what was given to me? Because the statement “God…

One Thing that will Bring You Closer to Your Husband

We all want to find ways to be closer to our husbands. God gave us this man that is meant to be our soulmate, passionate lover, and best friend. We desire deep intimacy but sometimes we end up with great distance instead.

During times of distance, you may find yourself doing everything you can to “fix” the issue. You try harder. You do more. You’re determined to close the chasm that has developed.

But if you find yourself emotionally, physically, and spiritually far from your husband, the first thing you need to do is: