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|Martha Jane Anderson: Feb. 2, 2012|
Sometimes we Christians must face the fact that we are not going to have a trouble-free life.
Part of us still expects resolutions to all of life's challenges! This is false hope for the Lord told his disciples, "In the world we will have trouble." We must consider changing our thinking not to the problem solving of this life for that is an illusion, but to our Father's promise of an eternity of problem-free living in heaven.
Instead of focusing on perfection in this world, we need to pour our energy into seeking a constant relationship with the Christ. The Lord promises that His Light shines brightest through believers who trust Him in times of darkness. He is speaking of the kind of trust that is a result of his Holy Spirit abiding in us. When life seems all wrong to us, we must trust Him and keep the faith anyway.
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Martha Jane Anderson retired from University of Louisiana-Monroe after 35 years of service as Assistant Dean of Students and SGA Advisor. She is married to Patrick H. Anderson Sr., has two children, and four grandchildren.