Tag Archives: grief

March 22, 2017

There is something healing about walking a pen or pencil slowly across a page. This is one main reason I love to journal. Years ago, when I was grieving the loss of a dear friend, I wrote the following letter to myself during a quiet […]

December 11, 2015

I think most of us have memories we look back on that we are not proud of . . . things we did that were less than kind. I have one of those from my elementary school years. When I was six or seven, my […]

May 19, 2015

Have you ever believed that you could fulfill God’s destiny or purpose for your life if you could just leave your past behind? In Nehemiah 2:3, Nehemiah describes to the king who he served as a cupbearer, that he was sad because Jerusalem, the city […]

March 24, 2015

 I once spoke with a woman who told me that she had been badly mistreated by a family member. No doubt, the injustice she experienced was very hurtful, and it has created a mess of lies in her life that have been very difficult to […]

March 20, 2015

Imagine that I telephone you and say, “Hey, could you come over? I need you to go to the grocery store for me.” Now imagine that when you get to my house you ask, “Okay, I’m ready to go. What do you need from the […]


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