Kelly Needham on Grief and God’s Glory

Grief is the recognition that something has been lost forever. It forces us into an awareness that we have no control to change or fix the situation. What is gone is gone and can never be regained, at least not fully. Grief is an emotion we don’t gladly welcome. We keep it at arm’s length pretending it will go away if we wait long enough. And sometimes it … Continue reading Kelly Needham on Grief and God’s Glory

From My Heart to Yours–The Lord Has Taken Away

From Families Alive comes this heart-wrenching but beautiful post: Susan…accident…waterfall…fatal. The words hit like a ton of bricks. Tears streaming down my face. Kids questioning, “Mom, what’s wrong?” My heart screamed, No, God – this can’t be right! There must be some mistake! There was no mistake. That family vacationing in Maui went from celebrating the joys of life on Friday to experiencing the deepest … Continue reading From My Heart to Yours–The Lord Has Taken Away