Eternal Life

We need to get to know God.  Seek Him.  Spend time studying His Word then apply it in our lives.  Pray. Worship. Talk with Him. Listen to Him.  Do you know the One True God?  We can find healing in our grief.  We find healing, hope, peace, and joy in the One True God. Do…

 Gifts From Above

So many hurting people crave comfort. They crave a sign that they are going to be okay or that their departed loved ones are okay.  (Last week I shared a quote from “God’s Healing in Grief.” The article is “Are They Okay.“) Grieving people crave comfort so much that they may be deceived into believing…

The Worst Pain

Recently, some grieving people were discussing their losses. They talked about the pain and sorrow of losing a loved one. The also discussed the comfort they had found through their faith. One of these gals had lost her husband, the love of her life, after more than fifty years of marriage. Another had lost a…

Isaiah 61

Sunday night my husband wrote this. It is deep. It is beautiful. It is truth.  To grant to those who mourn in Zion – to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes,  the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit; That they may be called oaks of…

My Other Kids Need Me

Today I heard yet another story of an adult child who lost her parents. Not to death, but to grief.  This time a young woman’s little brother drowned when she was a teenager. Her father went into a deep depression that resulted in his drinking his life away. Her mom simply stopped living. She still…

Decorating for Christmas 

I did a few things I’ve never done before. I paid a couple of guys to help me put up our tree and help me decorate for Christmas. And we put lights on the outside of the house.  (Ron’s been traveling without me since right after thanksgiving so I would have had to do all…

Dreading the holidays?

I wrote the following in a grief group. I’m sharing it here because I know many of you are facing health issues, financial issues, family issues and other types of issues. Many of you dread the holidays.  May I add a different view? Our son’s birthday is Christmas Eve. He died along with four friends…