Grief: Mercy in the Abyss

   "Is that then the hope in grief? Is the feeling of empty and the bone-deep aches drawing us into His place of mercy? Is it then that we find all that we lost to grief, is recovered that much more in His redemption. Do we dare hope to feel again, laugh again…do we dare…

A Thanksgiving Wish…

And it's the eve before The Day of Thanks. Ovens are warming, last minute whirs of a vacuum can be heard, gas stations are seeing car after car come in as they prepare for their special trip, fresh linens are being laid out on soft beds in anticipation of the arrival of overnight family and friends,…

Today’s Journey to Joy and Thankfulness

Sometimes, in the chaos of everyday life ---- babies with sudden fevers, having to miss Wednesday morning Bible study and evening church because of said child with fever, a toddler's leaky diaper that is the cause of an unfortunate chain of events during breakfast (please note, it was not the simple kind of leak that a…