Hidden Grief

Hey friends! I really wanted to write something light hearted today. But after praying and giving it a lot of thought, I felt strongly that God wanted me to share with you about grief, particularly “hidden” grief. Hidden grief is a deep sadness we carry with us daily. It’s buried underneath smiles, productivity, serving and even laughter, but it’s always there under the surface. It can feel as if someone has strapped a backpack full of heavy bricks onto our back. The heaviness is overwhelming at first, but eventually we become so accustomed to the weight of it that we …

You Have Searched Me and Known Me

  DAY FOUR:  I don’t know why I allow the enemy to have so much power over me.  John 10:10 says, “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy.  I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”  I’ve seen this.  I know it is true.  Yet when I get those old recurring thoughts replaying in my head, rather than dismissing them as lies from the one who has come to kill and destroy, I begin to accept them as truth. They may have been truth once, but they aren’t any longer.  Jesus came to give …