Give Thanks Unto the LORD

Our Lord is good.  He is merciful.  He is faithful. Let's thank Him. † 1 Thessalonians 5:18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. Psalm 95:2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms. 1 Chronicles …

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Revised Post: The Facts

"This heavy sorrow is what I feel.  It is not a reflection of what I, as a Christian, believe.  I know where our son is and  I believe what God has told me about our eternal home.  Why then do I sorrow? It is because each crashing wave of grief is my flesh crying out …

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Christmas Prayer

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.  Isaiah 9:6 At Christmas time each year, Manfred always takes the children off into the woods …

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Thankful

Our Lord is good.  He is merciful.  He is righteous. Let's thank Him.  † 1 Thessalonians 5:18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. Psalm 95:2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms. 1 Chronicles …

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The Facts

In the early months of grieving for our son, sorrow, longing and anguish felt like a connection to him.  They were a sort of conduit, a frantic grasping for nearness.  To remember him was to be with him.  All conscious thought was focused on getting to him – right now.  To weep was to hold …

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