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Category Archives: Grief and Sorrow

The Morning Light

It’s interesting that this weekend I swam in caves.  Full of joy.  Knowing now how true the words that form Ecclesiastes 3:11 are.  Even though I wasn’t sure then. He makes everything beautiful in His time. After Shawna died, I took a break from my Bible.  I gave myself the month of December to grieve,...

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Looking Back at Where I Started

I’ve been thinking a lot about habits recently.  Habitual ways of thinking.  Habitual ways of living.  Moving along through the days on auto pilot.  Not stopping to think.  Just… doing.  And I started praying a couple weeks ago, fearful of the habits I’m creating now that will follow me later.  So aware of the fact...

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Hope that Clings to You

I feel like I’m jumping into the middle of a conversation.  One about grief and sorrow.  And healing.  And hope.  Lots and lots of hope.  Hope when you don’t feel it.  Hope when you don’t want it.  Hope when you don’t actively cling to it.  It clings to you. I was looking back in my journal...

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Cable Knit Friendship

It’s cold today.  The kind of cold where the sun shines in a false warmth outside the window and a sneaky frigid air greets your lungs at the door. The kind of cold that nearly suffocated me last winter. There’s something about breathing in deep when sorrow squeezes tight.  Fresh air in.  Heart ache out....

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Living Outside the Frame

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination.  With that comes an onslaught of people remembering.  Vividly picturing where they were.  What they were doing.  And how life was forever changed.  We were locked into a show on National Geographic that created a meticulous recapping of the event.  Play by play...

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