Look beyond the façade. Where does your help come from?
"What good could possibly come from this death?"
Our God is with us in our grief.
I stared at the screen, willing my baby to live. A month before, we had seen the baby move and blood flowing to its heart. But now, there was nothing.
Ah, Christmas. A time of peace, love, joy, and hope. Or something.
If you have lost someone you love, take the time to mine out a nugget or two of wisdom your loved one has left for you, and carry these truths close to your heart, along with the memories.
After experiencing a loss, are you having a hard time figuring out what "normal" looks like?
Mother's Day is heralded far and wide, and it is a wonderful celebration. Yet for so many, it is a day of unspoken pain.
Talking about the untimely death of a child is never easy for anyone. However, avoiding reality does not bring healing.
Just prior to 20 weeks in my pregnancy, after only two weeks of getting to know our twins, our world was shattered when my water broke and I went into pre-term labor.
I was in denial, and the rage I was experiencing prevented me from entering into the loving arms of my Savior.
Have you ever stopped to consider that God is keeping track of all your sorrows? He knows each one of them.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is devastating for any parent. It’s hard enough to explain it to yourself. How do you explain it to your children, too?
We aren’t supposed to bury our kids. It isn’t fair. It’s OK to ask why God he would let this happen.
God had really disappointed me. And I felt that I had also deeply disappointed him.
Whatever the situation, we can be thankful for one thing: God’s love.
Within shocking seconds, everything has changed...
Terri grew up in a small, rural community. Her first sexual experience left her pregnant. The whispering and finger pointing came from the most unexpected places — including her church. So she just stopped going. Even her boyfriend bailed, disappearing without a word. Feeling completely unprepared to parent, even at 18, she chose adoption and found a home for unwed mothers hours away from her family. She fully recognized her mistake but was told, “You got what you deserved.”
Go through grief with God rather than without him.
What “snapshots” remind you of recent hardships you have endured?
Worthy is the Lamb who was slain.
If you find yourself wondering how God could bring you through something difficult, remember he always has purpose in pain.
Try this cure for the Christmastime blues.