I needed this reminder today as I struggle with dwelling on the grave.
Grief is not made for fence sitters. At this level it will either make or break you, there really is no in-between.. Grief reveals what you believe in your heart and then begs the question, “What are you going to do about it?” Do we define ourselves by what is taken from us or by what God has given to us?
Last night I melted down. Not because of bad things, but because through Jonathan’s death others, also deeply struggling, are choosing life. As good and amazing as those miracles are, I found myself saying, but I want Jonathan! Natural right.
Actually those of us who believe in Jesus Christ, who are being led by the Spirit and not our nature, need to be maturing towards believing death where is your sting! Otherwise, every time I am reminded of what I have lost rather than what has been gained, I am undone…
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