Tag Archives: drawing close to God

My Good God

Recently I checked out the Wednesday poetry prompt on the Writer’s Digest site. There the poet in charge of the site instructed we poets to write a poem with this prompt: good ______. I started my poem, but as I … Continue reading

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I Will Trust Him

In a previous blog, I shared that I sensed God was telling me that the best is yet to come. This promise focused not on heaven, but it referred to my life here on earth. Then as the new year … Continue reading

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Renewal in the New Year

As I thought recently about what I desired in this new year, the word that came to mind was “renewal.” I like the Merriam-Webster dictionary’s definition of renewal: to make (something) new, fresh, or strong again; to make (a promise, … Continue reading

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Dealing With Brokenness

“Lord, I’m worn out by my job, and I’m weary of the evils in this world,” I proclaimed to the Lord yesterday. It especially hurt to think about how the evil in the world was affecting my family members and … Continue reading

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Grief and Anger At God

As I grieve lately, I’ve noticed my anger at God has been minimal. After other deaths and deaths of dreams, I’ve raged at God, proclaiming by my attitude that I thought He was cruel and heartless. Yes, I’ve expressed anger … Continue reading

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Grief and Guilt

One of the hardest battles I’ve fought since hearing of my loved one’s death by suicide has been against guilt. Over and over should haves, could haves, and would haves whirl through my mind. “I should have realized the dark … Continue reading

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Waiting For the Lord

One day the Lord impressed me with a fact. So much of the anxiety in my life has had to do with waiting—especially waiting for answers to prayer. Since then I’ve thought a lot about waiting. I’ve discovered that waiting … Continue reading

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