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Bringing Our Losses to the Lord

“I am thankful, not for the losses but for all God brought me through, because I am positive I wouldn’t otherwise know Him like I do.” These words came in a testimony from a woman named Alison in Beth Moore’s … Continue reading

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Just Be Held

“Just Be Held” is a new song by Casting Crowns. At least it’s new to me. I heard it for the first time this past week in the Publix parking lot. Instead of driving away after shopping, I sat there … Continue reading

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The God of All Comfort

“When you’re going through a difficult circumstance, ask God ‘What or who do You want to be to me in this hard time?” That was the gist of the statement which adhered itself to my heart as I listened to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Nick guest blog by Debbie Nelis

Today I have a guest blog from Debbie Nelis who lost her son to suicide at the age of 17 in August 2009. Her life and ministry shows how God can bring joy in the midst of tragedy and use our most tragic … Continue reading

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Letting Others Help Us Grieve

One temptation I’ve had on this journey of suicide grief is to isolate myself from people. Some days I feel too sad to be around those who are glad. And pretending is hard. I’ve also felt tempted to say “fine” … Continue reading

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Letting God Direct My Grieving

Not long ago I had prayed God would help me grieve over the loss of a dream in regard to one of my daughters. He was faithful to do that, but a short time after God showed me where I needed to grieve in my marriage, so He could … Continue reading

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Freedom from Being Grieved Beyond Grace

Recently I contemplated a loss in my life having to do with one of my children. I was surprised to discover that in a certain aspect of this loss, there was still unfinished business. These words  came to mind as … Continue reading

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