Tag Archives: loss

Loving Life

Yesterday we learned that yet another grandchild has died in the womb.  All of our joy and anticipation has turned to mourning. We sat around the campfire last night, and talked about the great value and miracle of life.  There … Continue reading

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Praying In the Earthquake

O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.  Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.  Thou … Continue reading

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The Yield of the Seed

Yesterday my daughter and I planted our garden.  It is an exciting day!  Tiny tomato and lettuce seeds are carefully marked and given extra topsoil.  We start with the very best organic seeds, soil, and starter  plants, because the seed … Continue reading

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Light in the Darkness

I am most impatient in the winter.  I know it’s not even officially winter yet, but this is the season in Louisville when the sun disappears for days, and rains chill the air and the bones.  When I get up … Continue reading

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The Day of Distress

Do not hide your face from me in the day of my distress…My heart is struck down…I forget to eat…like a desert owl in the wilderness…like a lonely sparrow on the housetop…I wither away.   Psalm 102 The holidays are here, … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Rhetoric

The world by wisdom knew not God.  I Corinthians 1:21 But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness; But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, … Continue reading

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Evil Out of Control

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites.  Genesis 34:30 Yesterday I read a couple of books on the history … Continue reading

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