“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Matthew 27:46 (NIV) My kids’ favorite word as toddlers was why. Their curious little minds were like sponges, and they eagerly wanted to know the answers to everything. There were times I was so worn by their why’s I’d count down the minutes until my husband […]
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“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity” Proverbs 17:17 “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 “And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.” Luke 6:31 (NIV) I was sitting with my daughter recently talking about the journey she’s […]
As 2016 comes to a close and I step into 2017, year 7 of this journey, I stand in awe of God’s faithfulness and provision for me and my family. I wrote the piece here a few years ago, yet it still rings true today. 2016 may have been a tougher one for various reasons; […]
“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards’ of God’s grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4:10 “Our dad is in heaven, his gun shot himself.” One of our tougher moments in the early days of this grief journey was in line at a store. My twin boys […]
Legacy is a loaded word for me now. Becoming a widow at 35 years old made me acutely aware of the increased need to leave a legacy for my kids, while fiercely protecting and even nurturing my late husband’s legacy. In the beginning it was hard. My husband died by suicide in a very public manner. The fear and shame of that fact drove me […]
Our ministry has seen many sweet, wonderful and gifted sisters move onto other life callings. But only one left us to join her Savior, and her beloved husband Don in heaven. There is not a day that goes by that we don’t think of our sister, our Care Bear, and miss her. So, today we thought we would […]
Please join us today as we share a post written by our dear sister, Nancy, on finding our “brave” so we can keep stepping forward, even when it’s scary and hard. Where’s Your Brave? by Nancy Howell Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find […]
“I will convert their weeping into laughter, lavishing comfort, invading their grief with joy.” Jeremiah 31:13 (The Message) Where joy and loss collide. That’s where I find myself these days. I’m beyond the intense grief. I’m beyond the deep pain. There is joy. There is healing. We’ve grown and changed in so many ways. God […]
Today, we join Sheryl as she shares her favorite post with us. “Grief Renegades is one of my favorite posts because God clearly gave me a vision of hope for my future and a vision to share with other widows. It answers the question: What is my purpose now?” We hope this post blesses you! […]
Today, we join Kit for her pick in “Our Favorites” series. It’s perfect timing for this post at this time of year when so many are saying good-bye to their kids and launching them off into the world. We hope this blesses and encourages any of you who are experiencing an empty nest in one […]
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