Another Year Has Passed

Another year has passed. I realize I am not the first mother to lose her son. Eve grieved Abel. Mary grieved Jesus. I will not be the last. Many others will walk this road. But knowing these things does not make losing my Andrew easier. What has made this loss bearable is knowing my son…

Random Thoughts On Grief

Random thoughts for today as I am studying suffering in 1 Peter. In the short term, the death of our child outweighs everything else in our lives to the point we just don’t care about anything. I did not eat for days. I didn’t care about doing things like getting dressed, cleaning anything, or talking…

Dear Momma Who Has Lost a Child

You are not alone. Many of us also experienced loss. We want to walk beside you, love you, and pray with you. We will cry together and laugh together as we share stories of our children and our faith. We found hope in Christ with the help of an amazing ministry: While We’re Waiting.

Anger

From four years ago. Still true today.

”Feeling anger is not sin.  It is not wrong.  But it is also not helpful for me.  I could park myself there and go about life filled with anger, which would result in my being hateful and hurtful to others.”

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…

Unique

I wrote this just two years after The Accident. It’s been almost four years now. I continue to live, to heal, and to recover. Healing, even from deep grief, is possible with Christ. A gal commented on something I posted yesterday. She was trying to tell me that I cannot really be okay, not yet.…