Tag Archives: grief

Trusting God In Tragedy

Five years ago my brother died by suicide. At the time, my heart felt shattered. God healed my broken heart in this past five years. He drew me closer to Himself, and I learned that trust grows in the midst … Continue reading

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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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Greater Grace

Recently I heard a speaker talk about the term greater grace. He said that no matter what happens in our life, God’s grace is greater. His proclamation was based on James 4:6 which states: But He gives a greater grace… … 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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Food and Feelings

A thought came to mind recently. “Instead of feeling sad, I prefer to feel sedated.” I looked up the word “sedate” and read “to calm or relieve by means of a sedative drug.” Lately I’m turning to food to seek … Continue reading

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Sensing God’s Presence In Times of Grief

“I am so alone.” Some days when I’m deep in grief, that thought crosses my mind. But shortly after, a whisper comes. “My child, I am with you. You are never alone.” God’s presence has brought such comfort during this … Continue reading

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Praising My Way Through Grief

Praising God when things are going well seems the right thing to do. But when my world seems to be shattered, praising God can feel unnatural. And so it is. This is why God rejoices when I do it, and … Continue reading

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