(Guest post by Dena Johnson) If I could sum up 2016 with one word it would be loss. Yes, we have had some wonderful blessings this year, but the blessings have been far outweighed by huge losses. And, as the holidays approach, the losses are weighing even heavier upon our hearts. I’ve spent the last eight months doing everything I can to keep my faith strong, to trust God. But this week, … [Read more...] about For Those Who Are Grieving at Christmas: A Prayer of Hope
I searched for a verse this morning to find encouragement, to find something to hold onto in this crazy world. I think the one that fits best for this day is simply this, "Jesus wept." John 11:35 Finding perspective in the midst of tragedy...it's a tricky, difficult thing at times... We ask questions that beg for answers. And sometimes the answers never come. Why? How? Is it possible? … [Read more...] about God, where are you?