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Category Archives: Loss
Are you dancing lightly on the surface of the earth and ready to leave at a moment’s notice? Continue reading
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. I am not afraid, but the sensation is like being afraid…. At other times it feels like being mildly drunk, or concussed.
The death of a beloved is an amputation.
Consider ten truths about death revealed in the Bible. Continue reading
Sometimes we are not sure of all the purposes involved in our suffering. I am encouraged by the hope that the outcome would be a display of… Continue reading
“He knows the way he takes,” even if for the moment we do not. Perhaps God is preparing us for forms of service of which at present we have no inkling. Continue reading
This is a good time to revisit and better understand the dark shadows of depression that creep over the souls of many. Continue reading
The point of many biblical stories is to help us feel in our bones (not just know in our heads) that God is for us in strange turns of life. Continue reading
There is one less stocking than there was before. The table has been set with one less place… Continue reading
C. S. Lewis gave us helpful insights into pain before he left this world to go to the place where “there will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain” (Revelation 21:4). It was good for me to revisit his reflections on pain. Continue reading