Grief Affects Many

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Grief affects many…
some in different ways…
from depression or anger…
or tears that flow for days.
And we can experience them all…
alternating between each…
for grief is not easy to handle…
especially if a trust is breached.
For we live our lives…
believing loved ones will be there… Continue reading

Throwing A Newborn Baby Away

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Throwing a newborn baby away…
is one of the most horrific things…
we can hear on news today.
For a baby just a few days old…
should never be put in a trash can…
as stories in the media have told.
For hospitals, fire stations, and more…
are safe havens for unwanted babies… Continue reading

Feeling Alone and Rejected

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This is for the many who are feeling alone and rejected through various abuses that have been inflicted upon them like bullying, domestic violence, adultery, etc. God wants to bring healing and restoration to all the  broken… we just have to trust Him and give Him our brokenness.

Feeling alone and rejected…
is how many victims feel…
who cry out to God in darkness…
praying to be restored and healed.
For the wounds of our pasts…
cause a deep-seeded void…
where love should dwell… Continue reading

“The Cat’s In The Cradle” and It’s Wounds of Rejection

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This song keeps coming to my mind the last few days. Wounds of rejection occur to many and for many different reasons. Our children need to know that we love them, not by the things that we buy them, but by the love that we show them.

“The cat’s in the cradle”…
are the lyrics that keep coming to me…
and it speaks to the wounds of rejection…
that so many of us have come to see.
For the feelings of rejection…
occur in children at a young age. Continue reading

Teen Suicide: 13 Reasons Why– Behind the Reasons

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This week, I have been watching a series about bullying and teen suicide entitled, “13 Reasons Why”. It touches on the seriousness of the effects of bullying on our teens… even leading to suicide. These abuses that our children encounter in schools are detrimental to it’s victims. It leads many teenagers into deep levels of darkness where they feel that they have no way out… except suicide. Continue reading

REMEMBERING THE 3 A’s of BROKENNESS: ABUSE, ABANDONMENT, AND ADULTERY

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During the last several days, I remembered this posting  from several years ago as I prayed for my children and future grandchildren. I pray that they all will be delivered and protected from the unacceptable behaviors that we have all been victim to in our past and that these 3 A’s of brokenness will never again affect their own future and future families. Continue reading

This Cloak of Darkness… A Message to the Depressed

This is a message for those who are struggling with depression. This time of year is particularly difficult for those alone. I pray that each of you be able to overcome the darkness that surrounds you.

Clothed in darkness…
feeling your life is a mess.
Surrounded by brokenness…
and intense feelings of distress.
Looking around you…
feeling your world has fallen apart.
Knowing you have to continue…
but the darkness just won’t depart. Continue reading