A young woman had gone through a painful divorce. She had lost her job. Her child had suffered injury in an accident. Then she was diagnosed with a severe illness. She asked her minister, referring to God, “Could you please ask him to get off my back?” Sometimes, when one setback piles up on another, people start to feel that they are being punished. They wonder how life can be so cruel. Faith starts to crumble and hope ebbs away. Some even admit “I’ve lost all hope”.
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