Today I reflect on the loss of my mom. I am grateful to you dear Lord for life — her deep faith that laid a solid foundation in my life. I thank you for the time we had over the last few months as she slipped from this life into eternity. I praise you that […]Read More Prayer Journey — Gone
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 […]Read More Prayer Journey — Weeping
This morning I am deeply saddened as I think of a family who lost a child in a tragic accident last week. Inconsolable grief is all I can think. I do not understand dear God the purpose behind such pain. I am weary with my sighing; Every night I make my bed swim, I dissolve […]Read More Prayer Journey — Inconsolable Grief
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 […]Read More Planning Ahead
It is that thought of separation that has often had me wondering what made Jesus weep in John 11:35. Was it his full divinity weeping over the separation of humans from God or was it his full humanity weeping over the loss of his dear friend Lazarus?Read More O Death, Where Is Your Sting?