Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Importance of Me

Do I really care what Katy Perry wore at a recent Washington event? Am I more concerned about what others think of me? Is my heart in the right place when I offer condolences to those surviving grief? Am I truly committed to helping others … Continue reading

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Drowning in Grief

It’s understandable why parents from the Sandy Hook Elementary School are so rattled. In a recent massacre, they lost a child; either personally, relationally, or locally. Simply said, they want their problem fixed. Our hearts go out to them. But for others who’ve also lost a child, … Continue reading

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Stab in the Heart

Today as I stepped outside, the warmth of sunshine greeted me as rays of glory and the aroma of springtime filtered through the air. The lush array of blooming flowers surrounded me in colorful array, and I lifted my voice in gratitude to God above. But … Continue reading

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Outrageous Emotions

I was angry. I was incensed. I was outraged. Why had this happened? My son was dead. Why him? Why now? These emotions, and more, followed the car crash that ended my son Matthew‘s life in 2004. How does one go … Continue reading

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Death is Part of Life

Birth comes in groupings; and so does death. An old saying declares death in clusters of threes. Perhaps the ebb and flow of life has a rhythm after all. But when it happens more frequently, it becomes very personal, and … Continue reading

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Remember

“Then he said, Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom” ( Luke 23:43) “Jesus answered him, “I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise” (Luke 23:42)    Do you believe? Comments are welcomed. ~ … Continue reading

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