Tag Archives: Grief

Mama’s Rocking Chair

I have a good friend who lost their grandmother yesterday. I woke up early praying for her and others who I know are grieving the loss of loved ones today. On such occasions, I generally try to express some of … Continue reading

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A Sad Song

In the wake of the tragic and senseless loss of life yesterday in Uvalde, I have been overwhelmed by various emotions – sorrow and sadness and anger and outrage.  There is so much that needs to be done, so much … Continue reading

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Healing and Growing a Little at a Time

For my devotional reading today, I read Mark 8:22-26.  It details for us Jesus healing a blind man.  This particular healing by Christ is differs from others mentioned in the gospels.  This one is progressive in nature rather than instantaneous.  … Continue reading

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Somewhere Someone is crying, Lord

Somewhere someone is crying Lord; With tears running down their face. Somewhere someone is hurting Lord, And their world is a cold, lonely place. I pray that you would comfort them, Embrace them and dry their tears. Give them strength … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

This is the time of year when we put up the Christmas tree, hang the Christmas lights, strategically place the decorations in the yard and gleefully go about eating cakes, cookies and pies so that we can gain the “seasonal … Continue reading

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Are You Weary?

Matthew 11:28 “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.  29 “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST … Continue reading

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Having Hope during the Holidays

I love this time of year!  I love the holidays!  I love Thanksgiving!  I love Christmas!  I love the chance to eat good food and share good times with my family and friends!  At the same time I recognize that … Continue reading

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Week 22 – There is One who can calm your storms

The past couple of weeks I have met several people who have been dealing with some very serious situations in their lives.  Some of the situations they have been dealing with have come upon suddenly and some of them have … Continue reading

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Week 13 – 5 Steps to Move Past Grief and Pain

Good morning, it has been 13 weeks since I have had my back surgery and I am feeling very good.  I still wake up with some stiffness in the morning but it is nothing compared to the pain I had … Continue reading

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