Grief

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Hard Day

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten son … ” ~ John 3:16a Many of you have been asking for an update. First, I am ever and always incredibly grateful for your prayers and your concern for our family. It is overwhelming (in a good way). I will make this brief. Today has been a hard day. At the sonogram Monday morning, we saw a correct sized but basically empty egg sac. My midwife immediately...

Update

“He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted.  10 He provides rain for the earth;     he sends water on the countryside.  11 The lowly he sets on high,     and those who mourn are lifted to safety.” ~Job 5:9-11 Thanks to all for praying. I feel incredibly blessed by your prayers and encouraging words. What a gift in the midst of this all. So, Bug stopped growing a week or two ago it seems. What that means for...

Fresh Remembering

On Monday, this happened. My heart always aches for those loved ones affected by this particular type of loss. The LT involved was a friend of a friend. My friend’s family, who dearly loved him, are in very much the same situation my family was in when original J. was killed. They are incredibly sad and seeking to minister to her little brother, who was best friends with him and counting on him to stand as his best man in...

Out on a limb . . .

So I am going out on a limb here – it’s skinny, shaky, could break any minute. Well, let me back up and give you the impetus for my venture before I describe this particular limb. My mother’s cousin and her hubs are visiting at the moment and she is a card-carrying member of the race that knows Joseph. She is also a writer and we have had numerous conversations on the topic-a topic that has been percolating since I...

The Psalms

I love the Psalms. I especially love Psalm 27:13-14 right now. I have such grief today, but I have not lost heart. I am confident that I will see the goodness of the Lord. It may not-nay, it will not-look the way I in my imperfect and small mind think it should look. But my hope and joy is that His goodness will be infinitely more than I can imagine or comprehend. So I wait on the Lord. I will...