Hope in the Face of Death

Hope in the Face of Death: About a month before my husband, Kenny died from colon cancer, we suspected the cancer had spread to his brain. He imagined all sorts of things and was disoriented at times. I left him home alone one Saturday while I went to work. I got a phone call from

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Temporary Housing

I don’t really have any words right now. I can’t imagine what these people are going through, how they’re managing. Today’s Bible verse is a great reminder that this earthly home is just temporary housing, and our forever home can never and will never be destroyed. Bible Verse of the Day For we know that

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Revelation 21:4

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”Revelation 21:4 ESV Please join me this week in praying for those who are mourning and grieving the loss of a loved one. Please

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God Heals the Brokenhearted

After my husband passed away from cancer, I took a day “off” to just be with the Lord. I told everyone what I was doing and asked them not to call or stopover. The intent was to observe a day of silence, a day of silent meditation and prayer where I could have a conversation

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Let It Out

I was greatly moved by this passage: Then David and the people who were with him raised their voices and wept until they had no more strength to weep…. But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God… And David inquired of the Lord…1 Samuel 30:4 & 6b & 8a This is how we should

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House of Mourning

We’re reading this book Holiness by J.C. Ryle in a life group that I’m in and last night I came across this passage: “Some of us know by bitter experience what a long and weary time it is between the death of those we love and the hour when we bury them out of our

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Hostess Mode

In the Gospel of John, chapter 11, Jesus goes to the home of Mary and Martha after Lazurus died. Three times, John mentions those who came to mourn with the sisters: v. 19 …many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them concerning their brother. v. 31 When the Jews who

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Take Time to Mourn

I had a surprising number of conversations yesterday about death, grieving, and mourning. Maybe it isn’t really surprising considering how many of our loved ones have passed away since the pandemic began. We try to make sense of it, but it’s just so overwhelming. As Christians, we’re aware of 1 Thessalonians 4:13 (ESV): But we

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