Child loss. Grief. Sibling grief.

Matthew

We often wonder how the death of child affects his siblings. Or, at least, bereaved parents often wonder. Are they okay? What do they think? Do they remember him? Does it bother them? Melanie and I are Bible study together. I met her and her mom at church. They are both full of joy! Laughter.…

Pray for Vegas

There are many memes and graphics like this one all over social media today. At least 59 dead. That number will rise. It always does. Even when the media stops reporting. At least 500 injured. “Injured” It sounds like all they need is a bandaid and kiss and all will be well. Nope. “Injured” can…

The Day My Life Changed Forever: August 13, 2013

I’m preparing to share my testimony of God’s grace be comfort over the past five years. I’ll be sharing at the Precept Ministries International Women’s Conference October 20-22. 500+ women from around the globe will be in Chattanooga. More will be live streaming the event. I will also be teaching a couple of breakout sessions…

How Do You Publish a Book?

In blogger groups the question comes up fairly regularly — How did you get your book published? Invariably someone who has at least one book published answers. Someone who’s been there, done that. Often someone with a website and “branded” accounts on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. They’ve done all the things they recommend, and it’s…

Bereaved Fathers Day

Today is international Bereaved Fathers Day. Dads hurt and mourn as much as moms, but they often don’t show it. Nor do they get the support moms do. If you’re a dad who has experienced the death of your child of any age for any cause, please know I’m praying for you today. And please…

Maybe

Originally posted on kathleenbduncan:
Just a thought… Maybe when I am a bit weepy over things said or songs sung… Maybe when tears slip down my cheek as I watch my family play… Maybe when my eyes leak at the mention of the cross or the sight of a new born babe… Maybe when I…

I’ll Not Celebrate

It's not a date to celebrate.Yet I can't ignore it.It's not the official Date of Death. That's tomorrow.That's what happens when an accident is late at nightand in the middle of nowhere. They were declared early the next morning. Today they got in the car.Rode down the country lane.Laughing and probably singing.Six friends crowded into…