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Can one ever be truly prepared for loss of  a dear loved one?


In my forty-nine years of life, I had experienced sadness, hardships, and losses — be it— jobs, animals, friends, or family members. So, I thought I had experienced my share of suffering.


However, since “that day”, the trauma and intense pain of losing my husband, my brother, my companion, my children's father, and my best friend of 30 years so unexpectedly, is probably the greatest grief to ever rip through my soul and tear my heart to shreds.

"So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid ... For the Lord your God will personally go ahead of you.

He will neither fail you nor abandon you.”  Deuteronomy 31:6 (NLT)

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Day and night I keep on weeping, crying for your help, but there is no reply. . .  Psalm 22:2 (TLB)

We attempt to comfort ourselves and make sense out of dying but the “the...

August 28, 2018

"From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed;

Lead me to the rock that is higher than I". Psalm 61:2 (NKJV)

"He is my respiration and my inspir...

Do not keep silent, O God!
Do not hold Your peace,
And do not be still, O God!  Psalm 83:1 (NKJV)

The seemingly "silence of God"can feel like a raw and bitter fros...

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; He rescues those whose spirits are crushed.  Psalm 34:18  (NLT)

. . .  "There is no cure for death, nor a recovery that renders...

“Whoever survives a test, whatever it may be, must tell the story. That is his duty”. — ELIE WIESEL

“The death of a beloved is an amputation.” 
― C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observe...

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