Life

The Thing About Grief Part 2

“One thing I know, God’s story never ends with ashes. Nothing is for nothing.” ― Elisabeth Elliot Read up on part 1 here where I talked about my journey with grief and a list of don’ts that are helpful when handling someone that’s grieving. *** Okay, so now that you know what not to do, what do you do? DO: 1. Give them space It’s their experience and…

Life

The Thing About Grief

“Grief is a form of validation; it says the wound mattered. It mattered. You mattered.” ― Stasi Eldredge This is part 3 of something I’ve been trying to unpack. You can catch up on part 1 and part 2 here. Have you ever looked at everything you learned at school and thought, “Gee, can’t wait for the day when I’ll get to use trigonometry in real life !“…

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God is Good, but can He be found?

Friends, the plot thickens. Here’s a recap if you’d like to catch up. It’s been an interesting 3 weeks since the crack made its way into my heart (it’s an apt metaphor). At first, I wondered how I’d live with it. How do you live with a gaping hole in your heart? How do you fix it? I know the Japanese powder gold and use it to repair…