When the circumstance in your life are overwhelming you, have you ever thought God was unhappy with you or maybe even punishing you? I have. During illness, financial woes, relationship struggles, or you fill in the blank, we shouldn’t be surprised at the temptation to doubt.
I thought I was allowing God to meet my needs, especially my need for security. In reality, though, I expected Jerry to meet my needs, and I wasn’t very happy when he didn’t or couldn’t.
We all have a desire to be loved and cherished. As little girls we look to our fathers to fulfill our need for love. As women, we hope for a real-life Prince Charming. However, in the flawed world in which we live, even godly men often fail to communicate or show love in the ways we perceive we need it.