Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. - Isaiah 53:4 (KJV)

In July 2014, my stepson Ryan was killed in an accident. For three days he was a missing person before we found him and learned what had happened to him. Grief overshadowed my joy that Christmas.

One December day I was home alone. It was late afternoon and had gotten...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to trust you to love us through our grief. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 53:1-12

Thought for the Day

Jesus will love me in and through my grief.

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