Tag Archives: Grief

Everlasting joy

John 11: 17-44 The room is dimly lit and the atmosphere is one of quiet anticipation. The emotional toll is paid at first with tears. In time, smiles may come to the faces of loved ones who share stories while … Continue reading

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More than I can handle

Mark 6:47-56 “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” We have all heard this statement. It is offered with the best of intentions, but if one looks closely, there is a flaw with this line of thinking. This … Continue reading

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Take heart

John 16:16-33 Somehow, things seemed much different. He wasn’t acting quite right. He was distant, preoccupied. Sure, he was right there with us, but his thoughts seemed million miles away. I only wish I understood why or how he could … Continue reading

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Compassion

Luke 7:11-17 As Jesus approached the town of Nain there was a commotion. Weeping and wailing. A mother’s son, her only son, was dead, and she was a widow. There was no one left to care for her, no one … Continue reading

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Ever present

Psalm 16 O God, I need you today. For some reason, life today seems a little harder. The burdens I carry seem a little heavier. And the place where I am? Well, that seems just a bit colder, lonelier and … Continue reading

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