Tag Archives: Grief

25 Encouraging Scripture Verses to Read at Funerals

As Christians we should live with eternity in our sights.  It will be a home-coming, a celestial celebration, if you will, where we will stand before His throne in hopes of hearing our Saviour say, “Well done, good and faithful … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Bible Verses for the Loss of a Pet

There is great debate amongst Bible scholars whether or not animals will go to heaven.  Questions arise whether or not animals and pets have a “spirit”, and whether or not animals have a “soul”.  The main question I was recently … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Mom

I LOVE Mother’s Day!  I have wonderful children who spoiled me royally yesterday.  My son-in-law BBQ’d a salmon and the other “kids” provided all the side dishes and my youngest made several desserts – lemon squares for me, and “cuppy” cakes … Continue reading

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Saying Good-bye to Our “Fur Baby”.

They become part of the family so quickly.  They claim our hearts with a wagging tail and a wet kiss that usually smells of dog food and they wait for us to come home and sleep on our laps when … Continue reading

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Searing Loss

This past week, I have received emails from several people who have read the passages I posted on Grief a while back.  Truly, when I read their pain of searing loss, I am struck by how there are never enough … Continue reading

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Even though I walk through the valley…

One of the most beautiful places to visit is the Comox Valley in B.C.  My husband grew up there and we return year after year to spend time with his family.  Comox means “Place of Plenty” and the description is an apt one.  One … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Those Who Are Grieving

It’s been several years since a young boy in our town lost his life because another young man made the tragic choice to get behind the wheel of his car and drive drunk.  Two families’ lives shattered because of a horribly … Continue reading

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Groans that Comfort

Over the last few months God has allowed several people to be brought across my path who are facing serious personal struggles.  Two of my friends are grieving the loss of loved ones in recent weeks.  A few of my … Continue reading

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Staying the Course

On Sunday I taught our Adult Sunday School class from 2 Timothy 3.  When we read verses 12-13 “In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,  while evildoers and impostors will go from … Continue reading

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New Year’s Blahs

I suppose the weather here in Alberta has much to do with what I call the “New Year’s Blahs”.  It is a condition that follows the Christmas season, usually arriving mid January, when all the New Year’s Resolutions have usually been … Continue reading

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