Tag Archives: tragedy

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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A Little While

Since my grandson’s death, I have been reading the prophets.  Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations.  I am a captive.  Death—a word I could not say for a while—has separated us from the precious one we have prayed for for … Continue reading

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Suffering Injustice

We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work. As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.  John 9:4-5 I am thoroughly stuck in … Continue reading

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God Reveals Eternity to the Grieving

The new year compels us to move on with our lives.  The frenzy of too many holidays too close together, and the long weeks of gray skies and freezing weather cause us to look inward, when our surroundings seem so … Continue reading

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Blundering Comforters

And when they looked from afar off and saw him [disfigured] beyond recognition, they lifted up their voices and wept; and each one tore his robe, and they cast dust over their heads toward the heavens.  So they sat down … Continue reading

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Losing Leaders

The holiday season is here in spite of my efforts to resist it.  The weather has turned cool, and the leaves are falling.  Bare trees announce the gray weeks that are ahead.  The aisles in the grocery story have become … Continue reading

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Loosing the Pain of Death

Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.  For David speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord always before my face, for he is on … Continue reading

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