Prayer Journey — Weeping

Jesus wept. He felt grief, loss. He felt sorrow as others grieved. This morning I think of a young couple suffering the pain of losing a baby. I pray for them and so many others who at this moment are grieving the loss of a loved one. The pain is deep, sometimes unconsolable. I pray […]

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Planning Ahead

Trusting God in the middle of traumatic events is a difficult thing. In that moment all you know is pain and suffering. It is a moment when you cry out to the Lord for relief, for some positive sign that he is listening to your prayer. You question God’s wisdom, yet reassurance comes in small […]

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Assessing a Wasteland

#WednesdayWalk
He was our first-born son, a young man destined for great things. My husband carries him in his arms. He is but a child. As we walk to the burial preparation sight, I see thousands of Israelites…

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In the Moment With God

In the moment I thank God for each breath I take In the moment I thank God for the cooling breeze In the moment I thank God for his hand upon my life In the past I feel the pain of struggles and trauma In the past I grieve for those who are gone now […]

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#Highlights — Longing

Years ago I began highlighting Bible verses that spoke to me in the midst of traumatic events. This month I am sharing some of these verses and a short reflection. My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I […]

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