Posts tagged with: pain

For this week’s Worship Wednesday, Muriel shares how we are shaped by our scars. Shaped by our Scars by Muriel Gregory   “This. Is. Hard.” The whispered words felt heavy on my mommy’s heart. My baby girl was two thousand...
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For this week’s Worship Wednesday Post, Jennifer Wake shares about life after miscarrying and how God helped her to keep breathing. If you’ve endured this painful loss, I pray you’ll find comfort in her words, God’s truth, and the beautiful...
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In this week’s Monday Minute, Claudia shares with us her deeply personal story of gathering hope during the loss of a child. Believe it or not, God can make it possible to flourish during great loss. 5 Steps for Gathering...
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When Waves of Grief Crash Over You by Jennifer Wake It comes in waves like the ocean pounding against the shore. Have you felt it, too? The overwhelming waves of grief of missing a loved one?  I stand in church and...
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Reaching Across the Ocean I couldn’t be there. My sister just recently walked through a very difficult time. It was a season of strange, scary, and completely unknown. With my whole heart, I wanted to be there. I wanted to...
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***Today for Worship Wednesday, please welcome our guest writer and Worship Coordinator for Planting Roots, Kayla Atkins. This sweet lady has a heart of gold and a spirit that hungers for Jesus. Recently, she and her family walked through a...
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If You can make the cross beautiful, If You can turn mourning into dancing, If You can raise glory from ashes, If You can turn failure into character, weakness into revelation, fear into knowing, Then truly, we can trust You...
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What We All Need to Hear Have you ever walked through a season that was just harder than you ever felt prepared to handle? Feeling lost in the muck and the mire and looking hard for that breakthrough? I have....
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  Each of us who has served or is serving had to go through boot camp. My first-hand experience of going from civilian to military life happened in the summer of 1985 during a 6-week boot camp experience the U.S....
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As the leaves begin to change into fiery reds and golden yellows, and the crisp mist of coming winter begins to chill our bodies, our hearts begin to seek warmth through the preparations for the holiday season.   It’s the time for...
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