Remember Him before the silver cord is broken and the golden bowl is crushed, the pitcher by the well is shattered and the wheel at the cistern is crushed; then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it. Ecclesiastes 12:6-7 You will die. … Continue reading You Will Die
It is apparent that he enjoyed his days with the woman he loved all the days of his fleeting life. They labored and toiled many years together; encouraged and inspired many young people together; and they did it all by keeping their love alive making it to 60 years of marriage.
She was the one. The only one that understood the magnitude of my struggles. The depth of pain it caused to the extent of hope it drew out. She was my sweet sister, mother in the faith, and inspiring friend — Deb. Deb related to me on a level that no one else had. Being … Continue reading She Got It
As they rolled her out from therapy where we were sitting in the waiting area, tears welled up in my eyes. My daughter started a light quiet sob and I could read the sadness on my son’s face. Our beloved Mamaw gazed off into the distance as if she wasn’t there in her mind; so … Continue reading A Beautiful Goodbye
This was it for Jesus. There would be no more opportunities to bless Him in this way, yet there would always be more opportunities to help the poor.
Grief has many sources; mostly of which involve sorrow from the loss of something precious. Life - Health - Trust - Security - Love - Friends - Hope - Dreams “Oh, that my grief were fully weighed, and my calamity laid with it on the scales!" Job 6:2 Prayer: Holy God, the pain experienced in … Continue reading Grief’s Sources
How can a man find joy in death? How can a man say that departing this life is far better? Death is what I am trying to delay yet I must die to gain?