A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1 (ESV) Golly gee, can people just remember to say one standard line to a widow like, “This is hard. I’m here if you need me.” And can we widows try to remember how hard it is to say the right […]
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Yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. James 4:14 (ESV) I stood gripping the edge of the counter, steadying myself, the memory of Tom washing through me like a flash flood of warm splashes, both […]
and said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” ….So he went and washed and came back seeing. John 9:7 (ESV) I wanted to stay home and cry. I had done it a few times within the first month of losing Tom. And that morning I wanted to do it again–stay home and […]
This would be my comfort; I would even exult in pain unsparing, for I have not denied the words of the Holy One. Job 6:10 (ESV) How does he do it? The enemy, I mean. How does satan take a beautiful heart and twist it into his shape, convincing her to reject God and His promises? […]
Then Jesus said…, “Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.” John 5:8 (NIV) And just like that—one of my closest friends stepped out of my life. I thought I would be the only widow to say that until I heard it from about a zillion other widows—many here on our pages. The break happened years ago, […]
Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer, saying, “Thus far the LORD has helped us.” 1Samuel 7:12 (NIV) `A merry Christmas, uncle! God save you!’ cried a cheerful voice. It was the voice of Scrooge’s nephew, who came upon him so quickly that this was […]
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 (ESV) A letter to God after years of single motherhood. It’s been years, Lord. My soul is tired. My arms and legs are tired. My heart still yearns for what I lost. I’m supposed to trust you, Lord. […]
Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, 1 Peter 1:8 How do I explain unexplainable joy? It eases my pain. It gives me strength to walk away every time something tries to […]
So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. …Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. …Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; Psalm […]
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV Do you have a battle cry? Athletes understand a battle cry of confidence. They also understand the struggles ahead, and if they are powerful competitors, they know what winning really means—it’s the joy […]
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