Jesus and Grief: Thoughts on John 11

John 11:21

John 11 shows us that God understands our grief. Jesus knew Lazarus was going to die. He waited, and then he went to visit his friends, Mary and Martha. Martha expresses her shock and anger, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” (vs. 21) Jesus does not rebuke her. Instead…

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

The above image brought tears to my eyes. 1998 is a long time ago in many ways, but the memories are still there. Many people who know me, don’t know. Miscarriage is private grief that many experience, but few talk about it. My experience led to me write and enter the following story in a…

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