Category Archives: Loss

Action plan for facing trials

When God shrinks the size of my trials and enlarges my perspective with hope. Continue reading

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Christianity and the resurrection

Death is the most certain thing in every person’s life. Most people expect some kind of life after death and also fear the possibility of postmortem accountability.

Jesus said, “Don’t be afraid! I am the First and the Last. I am the living one. I died, but look—I am alive forever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and the grave” (Revelation 1:17-18). Continue reading

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Two great Duets!

Where we find God This Too Shall Pass Be blessed!

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A screaming room in every hospital

The doctor thought to himself that there should be a screaming room in every hospital. Continue reading

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An excellet article!

I’ve learned a lot about grief. I have seen how it attacks meaning and motivation. Grief creeps up and seizes a moment, an hour, an afternoon. I think it’s going to be like this for a while. Continue reading

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Understanding trials

Prepared for the tough parts of the journey.  Continue reading

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Deeply acquainted with your death

Are you dancing lightly on the surface of the earth and ready to leave at a moment’s notice? Continue reading

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Honest thoughts about grief

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.

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How should we understand death?

Consider ten truths about death revealed in the Bible. Continue reading

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The outcome of our suffering

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

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