We are studying Romans chapters 6-8. This is a coed group of adults. All over age 45. You might not know that by last night’s discussion.
Normally we have great discussions. Everyone does their homework and we all participate in discussion. Ron Duncan is a great leader: he asks open-ended questions, uses the leaders guide, doesn’t teach, etc.
Last night we had Bible study on our porch. Discussion was a bit different than usual.
Here is how the first twenty minutes went:
Ron: let’s get started. Read more [...]
Mid-October 1987 Ron told me I was pregnant.
I was sure he was wrong. So sure that I refused to take time to go get tested. (No, I hadn’t learned true submission yet. Plus I had accounting tests to study for. And I was late for work.)
Ron was so sure I was pregnant that he told me to pee in a jar and put the lid on it. He put it in a paper bag and took it to my doctor’s office for a pregnancy test before going to work. Of course, he was right. I was expecting our third child.
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Earlier today I posted an article from October 2013, two months after The Accident. Here is Part 2 of that story.
My friend Kathy texted just a free days before Andrew's birthday in December. She had a dream about my overcoat. A beautiful dream I believe was from God.
Read about her beautiful dream here: I have amazing friends!
Yesterday I wrote I think I'm done writing about grief all the time. I no longer want to make Grief the main topic of my thoughts or writing. After reading many comments on my blog, Facebook, and private messages, I want to clarify something.
When our son died I said, "I will grieve his loss until I join him in heaven." I hurt so badly I didn't think I would ever be whole again. The pain was physically unbearable. Emotionally tormenting. Spiritually challenging.
Over the next few years, I wrote Read more [...]