I began feeding my need for attention and desire to be wanted with sex... I started seeing a guy two years older than me even after people had warned me about him. It was incredibly abusive, emotionally and sometimes physically.
"If I have learned anything about this deeply moving spiritual discipline, it is that does fasting work? is not the right question to begin with. Fasting is both difficult and difficult to understand. In my experience, it rarely ‘works’; by that I mean, it rarely causes anything big to happen right away and it usually causes something totally different than what I was expecting and hoping for."
"It is time to look at doubt without fear. We must rather embrace the questions of doubt as an opportunity and a promise for God to prove his faithfulness and reveal the extent of his love for us."