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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