Here is the devotional: Honestly, some of us need to forgive God. When something bad has happened in our lives, or something didn’t happen the way we expected, it’s easy to ask, “How could God let this happen?"But God is not your enemy. His intentions and actions toward you are always good. First John 1:5… Continue reading I Forgive You, But…| Day 4: Do You Need To Forgive God?
As some of you know, God brought this amazing woman into my life when I needed a friend the most. And I have had the honor of walking a journey with her...one I pray I never have to experience...the loss of a child. She called me tonight to catch up and to share an article… Continue reading Understanding The Loss Of A Child
https://youtu.be/WxQ2XLFDyNI This song goes out to anyone who has ever lost someone. There are many types of losses... The wayward child who never returns... The abandonment of a parent... The loss of a brother or sister who passed away... The loss of a parent or grandparent... The loss of a child... The loss of a… Continue reading Sunday Music : W.A.S.P. | Miss You
Yes, yes and yes. One thing I have learned journeying with a dear friend who lost her son, several years ago, is that each person grieves differently and that there is no set time limit for the grieving process.
Please do not rush this. Allow them to grieve in their own way and at their own pace. Would you want to walk in their shoes? I think not…
Did you know that the majority of people who have lost a loved one are made to feel guilty about their grief?
Did you know that someone grieving often isolates themselves, disconnects from people, because they feel misunderstood?
Unfortunately, a loved one left behind will often suffer in silence because they have been told:
It’s time to move on.
Aren’t you over this yet?
You need to stop dwelling on this.
It’s been long enough, it’s time to let go.
Aren’t you ready to get on with your life yet?
Or, some of my favorites:
He’s in a better place.
Time heals all wounds.
God needed another angel.
Everything happens for a reason.
Although, some of these things are said with the best of intentions, let me make this clear, they just aren’t helpful! At all!
We didn’t lose something that can be replaced. We lost a person. For…
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