Diversion

Healthy Diversion The natural tendency in grief is to create a diversion from the pain. Be vigilant in where you allow your diversion to lead you. Diversion can be healthy or it can be unhealthy. Diversion can build your life and create something good where nothing...

ROW ROW ROW YOUR BOAT

SOMETMES THE WATER IS CALM Row Row Row your Boat GENTLY down the stream. One of my favourite old songs to sing when I need to consider what is going on in my life. I get times, like everybody on this planet, of turmoil and anxiety. Then I remember – ROW your...

The Battle is in The Mind

Peace, calm, tranquility. Grief is a journey – My wish for you is that you don’t suffer in the pit of hell as long as I did. It totally destroys your joy, your life and your health. The Bible says ”He comes to kill, steal and destroy. I come that you...

Pray without Ceasing

Merge with the one who created you. God’s command is to pray without ceasing and never do we need it more than when we’re in the pit of grief. It’s literally a ”hell hole”. I would have lost heart had I not believed that I would see the...

Anxiety vs. Peace

Peace God commands us ”Be anxious for nothing” Phil. 4:6 WOW – and never is that harder to do than when you grieving……the scripture continues….. In everything by prayer and supplication with Thanksgiving let your wants be made known...

On the Rebuild

You NEED more than anything loving support !!! On the rebuild of your life you need a solid foundation. Just like growing up as a child it takes time. It comes a little bit at a time. You learn first to sit up, then you learn to crawl, then you learn to walk, and even...

Signs and Wonders

Remember as a child laying on your back on a warm summer afternoon and just watching the clouds as they floated by changing formations. Sometimes there were images of animals . Sometimes Angels. Signs and wonders are real !! When you ask God into your broken heart,...

Turn Your Thoughts Around

Turn your thoughts around – easy to say but a lot harder to do. I remember oh too well the dense fog of my grief over the death of my daughter. The darkness surrounded me and forced me under time and time again. In the actual moment of darkness I felt I couldn’t...

Emotions

Sweetness Even after many years when I see that sweet smile and remembering the joy she felt, tears well up within me and my heart aches for what was !! Hope To rise up we need HOPE !! This poem offers hope and I share it with the intent that it offer hope to you too....

The bigger view

I am the way, the truth and the life. ”You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed” Psm.139:16 He knows every disappointment – every loss – every...