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When God Breaks Your Heart (and Crushes Your Idols)

A God that crushes idols… that’s who my God is.

ARABY

            At a time when I least expected heartbreak, that’s when it came.

           Like some unforgiving calamity, pain ravaged my insides as I, shaken and half-believing, trudged my way home that fateful evening. I walked past bright neon lights amidst bewildered strangers who can’t help but cast a weird look upon me – all tear-drenched, distressed, and distraught. My appearance was the least of my cares, anyway. All I managed to ask amidst the struggle for consoling thoughts, the hopelessness, and the searing pain deep within me was, “God, why are you breaking my heart?”
 

           Within the next second, He gave me a reply that I was not quite prepared to receive:

            “…because the idol is in there.”

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               In a day and age where people no…

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