Last weekend I blogged about how we need to feel the absence of God in order to have intimacy with God. It’s a major part of my journey right now – and today I want to take this discussion further.
I’ve been going through a season of doubt in my faith. Asking questions which have taken me to the very heart of my faith. But in many ways I felt closer to God then than I have done when things were good. When faith was certain.
It’s strange, but in the moment of doubt and despair I’ve actually felt an intimacy with God I don’t feel in the good times.
I have always suspected doubt is good for our relationship with God. Now, I’m even more certain.
To have an intimate relationship with the divine, we need doubt. We can’t live (more…)