Malinda Fillingim (North Carolina, USA)
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Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. - Psalm 51:12 (NIV)
It’s been more than three years since my husband died at age 54. I thought I’d be better by now — with therapy, time, and serving my church. But my sorrow and grief linger like uninvited guests who won’t leave.
To help reconcile my grief and find purpose, I have...
God is the joy of my salvation.
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