"Grieving is a Gift" may not settle well with you. One doesn't realize how much effort grieving takes until life hands you a situation with which you experience grief. Grief and grieving aren't just for death. You can experience grief in the loss of a job, friendship, a move, divorce, a child marrying... the list … Continue reading Grieving is a Gift
Nothing could have prepared me for the events of October 28th, 1992. What started as a typical day ended in one of my worst nightmares.
In 2008, I had two friends suddenly lose their husbands within a few months of one another. Since we were only in our 40s at the time, this was a real shock and it got me thinking about the reality of life and death. How one moment in time can forever change your life. Both … Continue reading Four Ways to Support Grieving Friends
Today and every day, let's remember: All the babies born sleeping. Those carried but never held. Those held that could not be taken home. Those taken home that could not stay. We remember. Always.
When you have chronic pain, you lose the life you once had.
have your ever attended a funeral and realized that you really didn't know this person. And now, you wish you had taken the time..
Lysa Terkhurst's book, It's Not Supposed to Be This Way reminds me that our trials are not just troubles along the way. God intends for us to learn and grow from those tough times. Looking Back I thought about the recent struggles our family has been going through the past 5 years. I would rather … Continue reading Looking Back Can Direct You Forward
image provided for Sarah Beckman There's nothing like reading a book that you wish you had earlier but then realizing the Lord directed you to survive in the very way the author has suggested. That's what I found in Sarah Beckman's book, Hope for the Hard Places. That is exactly what happened to me. Our … Continue reading How to Find Hope in the Hard Places