The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. - Psalm 34:18 (NIV)

In April 2008, we lost our teenage son, Nick, to suicide. Nick was much loved by our large family and his many friends. His sudden passing left us with raw emotions of shock, loss, anguish, and grief. How could this have happened, and why did God allow it? Searching scripture,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, when we are overcome with grief, thank you for your promise never to leave us. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 34:1-8

Thought for the Day

God’s love will see us through our greatest trial.

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Families of suicide victims

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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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