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A Griever’s Wish List

Sit here. In quiet uncertainty, just be present. Hold me with your tears. Know my pain when you don’t have to. Listen. I’m not alone. Your heartbeat, your inhale and exhale, remind me that I can bear this weight of […]

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Roses of Hope Beyond Your Grave

 But let me tell you something wonderful, a mystery I’ll probably never fully understand. We’re not all going to die—but we are all going to be changed. (1 Corinthians 15:51 The MSG, Biblegateway) My son’s birthday and Mother’s Day are […]

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Seized by the Gospel

Pressed between the simplicity of your call, “Come follow me,” and the complex crush of my daily cross, I am humbled to my knees. Here, shaped by the gospel of Your foot washing love I can gently, patiently, fish for […]

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Immanuel Came

You didn’t hold Christmas back from my troubles. You slipped into my dirty world on a crowded night of cares, with a star and angels as a birth announcement. Chubby fingers curled around my broken heart before I knew I […]

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Pain Unwrapped

Patiently packaged within pain
is the gift of possibility.
Unopened or opened—content remains the same.

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The Night Watchman

Lift up your eyes on high and see: who created these? He who brings out their host by number, calling them all by name; by the greatness of his might and because he is strong in power, not one is […]

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