Grieve

Has Jesus walked a mile in your Nikes? Can He really connect with the pain in your circumstances? Saturday, on a spontaneous hike, I threaded the eye of a needle—a walkway tunnel that opened up to a gravel path. As I trod the trail at Oaks Bottom Park, gravel crunched beneath my feet. Because I’d […]

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Today we hear from my lovely friend and gifted writer, Lynn Saint. “In January 1980, Richard Wurmbrand came to speak at Calvary Church of the Valley in Paradise Valley, Arizona. My husband and I had just lost our second little boy six months prior. Pastor Wurmbrand’s exhortation was, ‘Never heal a broken heart.’  I wrestled […]

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[God]… comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God. (2 Cor. 1:4) Not long after Tim and I gave birth to our precious stillborn baby, Mary Beth, in August 1991, we connected with pastors we knew at a local […]

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      To console those who mourn in Zion,       To give them beauty for ashes,       The oil of joy for mourning,       The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness” (Isaiah 61:3) When my father-in-law Howard passed away a few days ago, an oppression weighed on me for several days. I was easily moved to tears. […]

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