Tag Archives: grief

Tears in the Bible

April 7, 2017

This weekend is Palm Sunday. It’s the first day of Holy Week, a week of extreme emotions, both ups and downs. The week begins with jubilation, climaxes with the most terrible event in human history, and ends with the most wonderful one. And yet as I read over the accounts of the Triumphal Entry, something […]

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When life brings too much to bear

February 19, 2014

I’ve been in a daze. Stricken to the core. I haven’t been able to think of anything except my friends and former teammates in Eastern Europe. They lost their teenage son last week. These dear ones are not strangers to difficulties. They’ve had to carry burden upon burden, for years now. All of it pales […]

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