These people loved deeply, lived hard, provided for their families, and made a difference in the lives of everyone who knew them. Their families continue here
Posts tagged ‘mourn’
For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places (Ephesians 6:12 NLT).
Who was the enemy on Sunday morning in Sutherland, Texas? A young man with anger management problems and mental health issues? A government that failed to pass sufficient gun control laws? The Air Force’s bookkeeping department? The powers of evil? All of continue here
October comes and goes, the weather is brisk, and while I know it won’t get terribly cold in Texas, it does signal the beginning of the end of yet another year. And the years are flying by faster and faster.
Both my dad and I keep reading here
On Sunday, my nephew Zach left for the Marines. Zach is my baby sister’s only son, and as many young men his age are heading off to college, Zach is leaving home to learn how to fight… and win. He is willingly putting himself in harm’s way to protect you and me from dangerous and fanatically wicked people.
While we are so proud of Zach and his desire to be one of the few and the proud, we are also highly aware of the dangerous read more here
Every time I visit mom I look for dad. I know he isn’t there, but I can’t help it, I look for him everywhere.
I used to find him in his empty chair because no one else sat in it. Other people sit in his chair now; he isn’t there.
I used to find him in his closet. I’d bury my face in his clothes and breathe deeply.
There are still a few things that belong to him, but they no longer smell like him. Or not like I remember him. He’s continue here
When was the last time that God overwhelmed you with his majesty? How have you experienced God at work in your life? Can you recall a time that God moved a mountain for you, or opened a door, or protected you from danger?
Is there a critically important day in your life when God showed up and divided time; a day, or an event, when from that moment on, you referred to things as “before” and “after”?
Perhaps your calendar marks the days of sobriety. Perhaps you’re continue here.