Pamela J. Caldwell (California)
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The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. - Lamentations 3:22-23 (NRSV)
“Why?” I sobbed into my husband’s arms. A joyous
occasion had turned to despair. After a 24-hour labor, our baby boy was dead.
Fifty years later, I still remember the chill of the hospital room, the nurse’s frantic voice, and what the doctor said: “I’m sorry; the baby didn’t make...
Prayer and scripture reading can sustain me in times of sorrow.
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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