Hiding in a Dark Place

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lisa’s Story: Quite a few years ago I tried to hide from God while in a relationship I knew was wrong. John was a tall, athletic, good-looking college…

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One Piece of Candy

Thursday, June 12, 2014

One Piece of Candy Romans 8:6 “The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace.” con•tent•ment [kuh n-tent-muh nt]…

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Loss of A Dream

Friday, May 30, 2014

“You, O LORD, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.” Ps. 18:28 Recently, three close friends faced the unexpected death of a parent. I…

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The Comfort Under the Comfort Food

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

During a chapter of loss, there is an obvious recipe for which we hunger:  comfort food – for our stomachs and our hearts.  Selecting a comfort food recipe…

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Even in the Gain

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Two and a half years ago, I got married at 43. For the first time. My new husband and I were going to the Friday night football game…

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Missing Mom

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.    Psalm 34:18 I just spent my 14th Mother’s Day without my mom.  It’s…

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Loss: Who Will Fill This Hole?

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.” Luke 18:27 Here I was again, facing a second devastating divorce, when my encourager said to me,…

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He is With You

Monday, May 12, 2014

“But you will not even need to fight. Take your positions; then stand still and watch the Lord’s victory. He is with you, O people of Judah and…

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Is God a Giver or a Taker?

Thursday, May 8, 2014

“The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised.” (Job 1:21) When I think about loss, there is a sadness…

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Befriending Loss

Monday, May 5, 2014

“Against its will, all creation was subjected to God’s curse. But with eager hope, the creation looks forward to the day when it will join God’s children in…

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