It is Raining

It is raining As if nothing has happened It is raining And the trees stand there As they have for centuries Watching  me and remembering Sympathetic But unhelpful They've seen this sort of thing before A mother Weeping There are little leaves on the rose bushes Who will graduate into adult leaves That will never … Continue reading It is Raining

Strengthened According to His Word: Part Two

The Blessings of Sound Doctrine (Part two of a three-part series) Doctrine:  "Act of teaching or that which is taught; scriptural teaching on theological truths."  https://www.biblestudytools.com/dictionary/doctrine/ It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes. Psalm 119:71 Sound doctrine protects the griever from error and deception and from a potential spiral into … Continue reading Strengthened According to His Word: Part Two

Strengthened According to His Word: Part One

The Blessings of Sound Doctrine (Part one of a four-part series) Doctrine:  "Act of teaching or that which is taught; scriptural teaching on theological truths." https://www.biblestudytools.com/dictionary/doctrine/ My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word. Psalm 119:28 One of the potential positives of bereavement is the opportunity it provides for a healthy examination of … Continue reading Strengthened According to His Word: Part One