Articles by Jocelyne Freundorfer
December 19, 2018
Within the span of 20 minutes, Jocelyne Freundorfer's life spun out of control before just as quickly being put back on track. So just where was God's message in all this? Could it be that this small, terrifying moment pointed to deeper understanding of life with a spirit of poverty?
As Philippe explains in The Eight Doors of the Kingdom, true poverty is a situation that is “sorrowful, suffering, precarious, humiliating…” Poverty is when your wife is sick with cancer, when you can’t resolve some difficult tension with your teenager, when you discover your husband is an alcoholic, when you realize the job you are working for no longer covers the bills—but perhaps it is more the humiliation of discovering you cannot always provide Poverty is the moment when you turn to your God, because other than your God, there is no one who will listen, no one who can help you