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I stand firm on this promise Lord. You are my PROTECTOR, my SHIELD and my STRENGTH in times of trouble. You will never leave me or forsake me, of this I am assured.

Awhile back I had finally worked up the nerve to watch one of the sermons Jonathan preached. I knew shortly after turning it on that it was something I needed to hear. My counselor once said that God knew back then what messages to speak through Jonathan, what people needed to hear. This one was all about being yourself, being real. He spoke about how God truly does create each one of… Read More

I’ll be honest, there have been several times where I truly wanted to throat punch someone who said to me that happiness is a choice. I often thought to myself, “how in the world is it as easy as saying that I choose to be happy when I feel so bad?” I have even told myself several times, “just make a decision to be happy!” Ugh, if only it were that easy!… Read More

I stumbled upon this article and it just honestly made my day. Take a minute to read it and then tell me, what do you think?? Dear Christians, Stop Saying “Everything Happens for a Reason”

I’ve been pretty quiet lately. There is a lot going on in my life; a lot of changes. In the midst of the chaos I am finding myself and allowing my faith to be reconstructed. It was necessary to step away from things as I knew them, especially spiritually. From a distance I was able to look at things with different eyes; to see things as they really were. I will share… Read More

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Ps. 147:3 “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” Ps. 34:18 “Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you, yes, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Is. 41:10 “Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will… Read More

Yep, that’s right, I’m sangry. As a widow, there are lots of days that can’t be adequately described. So what do we do?? We just make up words! So yeah, I’m in sangry mode. I’m sad. I’m angry. Sangry started on Sunday awhile back as I was thinking back to what Sundays used to look like… I woke up beside my best friend. The day revolved around God, family, and church. We… Read More

There are things that I hate to admit; mainly because of how I am “supposed“ to think and what I have learned to believe. Those aren’t the things that I would typically write about. But, I realize something… If I only write about the things that would “sit well” with others, I’m not writing with real honesty. I have believed in everything I’ve put out there; I just tend to leave out… Read More

I read a FB post about how important it is for Christians to be careful how they treat non believers; especially when it comes to correcting wrongdoing. I have to say that it is also as important to be mindful of how we treat other Christians. Just as much damage can be done there!  I hate to say it but to be perfectly honest, I used to get annoyed when I heard… Read More