Sarah Lyons (Kansas)
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[Job] said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return there; the Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.” - Job 1:21 (NRSV)
The ultrasound tech moved the wand over my abdomen. With a concerned look on her face, she said, “I am sorry; there is no heartbeat. The baby is gone.” My heart sank as tears rolled down my face. I nodded that I understood, even though I didn’t understand at all....
I will praise God in both my sorrow and my joy.
Someone Grieving the death of a child
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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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