The Love of God Does Not Cease

My downhearted,  Grief is an inevitable side effect of the brokenness of our world, but it is unique to each of us.  For me, the grief I carry is the loss of a pregnancy. Suffering through a miscarriage is the single most grief-imbued experience of my life. The grief of my loss brought me to …

Posted on 12/27/2020


Find God’s Comfort in Your Mourning

Dear downhearted, Jesus gives a curious word of consolation to his disciples in Matthew 5:4: Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Mourning can be understood as grief and sorrow caused by profound loss. Certainly when I reflect on how the troubles of this year have impacted us, this is a fitting …

Posted on 12/20/2020


The Lord is With You in Your Grief

Dear downhearted, Grief is the emotional pain that accompanies loss. 2020 has been a year of grief for many of us. We’ve lost jobs, relationships, money, dreams, traditions, experiences, a sense of normalcy, and some of us have even lost loved ones. When the waves of grief are crashing on your life or the dark …

Posted on 12/18/2020


God Grieves Too

Dear Downhearted, You’re experiencing grief in this season. The holidays can make this experience more poignant. If you’ve recently lost a loved one, maybe this is the first Christmas season you have gone through without them. However you’re experiencing it, grief is a complex process. In light of that, I do not want to take …

Posted on 12/11/2020