I'm spiritually numb

I’m spiritually numb

Many people talk about their times of suffering as the times they have known God closest. For me, it was the opposite; just when I most needed to know God’s presence in my life, when my body, mind and spirit were taking a beating daily, I couldn’t feel him at all. In the darkest moments I wondered if God had left me. My prayers were short and desperate: ‘Please say something God. Anything.’ But there was no response. It helped to know that one of my heroes, Mother Teresa, experienced something similar. She wrote: In my heart there is no faith, no love, no trust. There is so much pain,…

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