2nd Corinthians 4:16-18 So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.
“Light momentary affliction,” that phrase seems absurd to me when I think about my grief. Light??? It seems to me the darkest thing I have ever known! It is so dark at times, I am tempted to believe there is no light! Momentary??? The days seem endless, and the nights longer still, punctuated with moments of torment. Momentary? This affliction feels as if it will go on and on with no end in sight, save my own death.
So, how incomprehensible must the weight of God’s glory be?!!!! For my present state to be “light and momentary” in comparison?! Oh, what Glory must that be! Oh Lord, give me a glimpse of that eternal glory today, that is beyond all comparison. I want that, I need that. My tear stained, blurry eyes, my broken and weary heart, ache for a glimpse of the unseen, the eternal. I know, that is the only way I have any hope of ever seeing this as a “light momentary affliction.” Fixing my eyes, my heart, my soul on the unseen, the eternal weight of glory, is my only hope. Hold my gaze, Lord, hold my gaze…
My Most Precious Friend, as I read your blogs what comes to my mind is you are amazing. You are pouring your soul out and while your most vulnerable. What a gift you are to all that know you. Opening your self up and giving to others. It’s beautiful in such a deep way. Thank you! I’ve had so many of the feelings you have expressed after loosing my momma. It’s giving me the will to have faith. I’ve been wanting to write to you and it’s very hard for me to express myself in the way I want but decided I wanted you to know I’m on this journey with you every step of the way. I continue to lift You, Glenn, Brie, Colton,Charissa, and anyone struggling with the lose of Grant in PRAYER 🙏❤
I feel your love Zah, and I know you’re in for the long haul. It means more than words can express. Love you so much!
Loss of Grant.
There are no words at all, yet you express your heart so loud and clear. We are with you.
Knowing your there, walking with us, is more than enough.
Very heavy and deep. I’m so sorry