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Is God Punishing You for Something You Did?

Feeling like you’re being punished by God is normal for two reasons: 1) life is filled with difficult losses, terrible tragedies, and dry stretches of boredom and loneliness; and 2) you are human, which means you screw up. You make mistakes, hurt others, fail to live up to your own standards, and let people down.
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How to Love God Even Though He Let You Down

You had faith in Jesus, but how do you love God when He lets you down? Maybe you hoped a relationship wouldn’t lead to divorce, a loved one wouldn’t die, a home wouldn’t be lost, or a dream wouldn’t be shattered forever. But you lost something you love, and you're disappointed in God.
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How to Know You’re Going to Heaven

Maybe you don’t believe in the “heaven” of childhood fairy tales — but isn’t there a wee part of you that hopes such a place exists? A new creation, perhaps even a new earth, where you meet the people and pets you loved and lost. A place of comfort, peace, joy, rest, play, and even meaningful work.
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What to Remember When You Don’t Feel God’s Love

How do you cope with feeling unloved by God? “I believe in Jesus Christ but I can’t feel God’s love for me,” says a She Blossoms reader. “I tell myself God loves me but I don’t feel loved. I can’t believe Jesus loves me the way He loves other people.”
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What Difference Does a (Talking) Donkey Make?

It sounds like a joke or a riddle — “What difference does an Easter donkey make?” — but it’s actually a serious question! Before I tell you about the donkey I met last night, here’s my question: What difference does Easter make to you? How does Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection affect your daily life?