Vaneetha Risner writes and speaks about suffering and the breathtaking way Christ meets us in it. She lives in North Carolina and writes at vaneetha.com.
Blog posts written by Vaneetha:
Published on September 4, 2023
When we ask, “What if the worst happens?” we can trust God. He has already been to tomorrow and knows exactly what we need. It doesn’t mean that the worst won’t happen because, honestly, our worst fears could materialize. No one is free from tragedy or pain, but no matter... Read More
Published on April 21, 2022
Some days, life feels relentless, and God feels distant. Yet, as soon as I pull away from Him, Psalm 43 pulls me back. Like the psalmist, I cry out, “For you are God, my only safe haven. Why have you tossed me aside?” (Psalm 43:2a) Darkness falls quickly, and the... Read More
Published on February 8, 2022
I long for companionship when I am in pain. I want someone to talk to me, weep with me, and sit with me. I want someone to put human flesh on God’s comfort. I need community. This need always felt vaguely unspiritual. Until I saw that in Jesus’ darkest moments,... Read More