Monthly Archives: July 2013

little sister

I find her laying on her bed weeping, his 16 year old little sister. In anguish, as she lays there looking at pictures of the two of them, the last time they were together. I sit next to her, rub … Continue reading

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everything matters

I was talking to Grant’s old room mate a few nights ago; one of his best friends, more like a brother really.  We were checking in on each other.  As I asked him how he was doing, I was struck … Continue reading

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real

I know God is real and near to me. More now than ever before. What proof can I offer? I have cried out out in unimaginable pain. I have yelled at God, and screamed out my why questions. I have … Continue reading

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10 things bereaved parents wish you knew

I don’t know the originator of this list but I share it here because so many of you have asked how you can help, what to say, what not to say…  I hope it doesn’t come across as self-serving I … Continue reading

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cost

I can’t back it up Biblically, but I believe there is healing in crying; tears bring restoration one drop at a time. So I am learning to let the tears fall when they come.  I was having one of those … Continue reading

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hurt

I have been a fairly strong believer since I was 18.  I have loved the Lord and walked closely with Him for 34 years.  There has never been a day, in all that time, that I have doubted the truth … Continue reading

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focus

Hard night. Hard morning. Grief is such a strange thing.  You can feel like things are getting a little easier, and then without warning you find yourself consumed with fresh sadness, and weeping again with little relief in sight.  I … Continue reading

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