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Loving Someone Through Grief and Loss

By on April 13, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 2 Comments

Over the past year, the Lord has taught me, my husband, and my family a lot about relying on Him for getting through the hard times. In August 2015, my mother-in-law went home to be with the Lord. Less than a year later – in August 2016 – my father-in-law joined her in Heaven. This […]

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But suppose that what you are up against is a surgeon . . .

By on February 25, 2016 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

The more we believe that God hurts only to heal, the less we can believe that there is any use in begging for tenderness. A cruel man might be bribed — might grow tired of his vile sport — might have a temporary fit of mercy, as alcoholics have fits of sobriety. But suppose that what […]

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How the Chains of Grief Break the Bondage of the Heart

By on February 23, 2016 in Faith, Jesus with 1 Comment

I lost my mom in February of last year. It made for a complex 2015, with many lessons I didn’t want to learn and much sanctification I didn’t anticipate. They say hindsight is 20/20 and I really do believe it’s true. As I look back at 2015 and forward into 2016, I see how strong […]

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Learning from Grief, Listening to Job

By on June 18, 2013 in Emotions with 0 Comments

No doubt, you’re familiar with the story of Job. But have you considered that, just like Job, our response to tragedy and difficulty reveals our hearts? Job’s crisis was completely unexpected and utterly incomprehensible.  This blameless and upright man who feared God and shunned evil lost everything; every sheep, camel, ox, and donkey that he […]

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