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Eden's Mirror

Looking into the mirror of God's story

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The Silent Grief

Miscarriage is a silent grief. I’ve heard that before. There are several layers to its silence. Partly, and substantially, it is silent because most people have followed suit with our culture in not sharing the news of their pregnancy with their family and friends until the threat of miscarriage is gone. I can respect that […]

Looking Ahead

I think it’s important to be honest: I am not exactly looking forward to this season of celebrations (otherwise known as “the Holidays”). I don’t feel guilty in saying that. It is to be expected. We are bringing to a close one of the hardest years of my life. In so many ways, 2017 has […]

Surrender: Psalm 23

The Lord is my Good Shepherd, I shall not want…you prepare a table before me, in the presence of my enemies…surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. Its been three and a half weeks now since we lost our baby.  I have finally started to feel more hopeful and […]

What to Say to Someone Grieving

Let me just start out by saying that this post is not a criticism. People around me have been amazingly supportive to me in this grief. But what better time to talk about this then when I am in the midst of my own grief? Because I’ve been there too — I don’t know what […]

Endurance

I’m staring out the window this morning at the bleak gray morning sky, watching the neighbors dog across the street pace in his fenced-in yard…and I’m thinking about heaven and Jesus and Hebrews 12:1-2. Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which […]

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