checkepic: On my way to meet with some guys to talk about "the next" church plant in Kansas! Cool to start dreaming on our 2nd birthday! #newthings
On my way to meet with some guys to talk about “the next” church plant in Kansas! Cool to start dreaming on our 2nd birthday! #newthings
I don’t know if others who have gone through loss feel like I do – I think we all have a tendency to feel like our grief is somehow different. I am finding it so hard to deal with losing my dad. It’s unreal that I wont see his face again in this life or that my children will not know him. I have had to rely more on the strength of the Lord than ever before because I get knocked back so easily and it seems like life Is not shy about presenting you with an ready supply of trial.
It is not, for me, how well I come through it, but that I come through it – clinging to Jesus. I have needed Him more than ever and I have been sloppier than ever in how that comes … Read More »
I have had such a hard time writing sermons since losing my dad. It’s hard to explain, but I just don’t feel like I have a lot to offer right now. I’m just so thankful for a church that loves me and a God that fills in the blanks where I’m not strong enough to do it myself. It’s been a little over a month since I talked to my dad for the last time and I’m as heart broken as ever.
I am believing today in Jesus’ words that those who mourn will be blessed, because they will be comforted…
Between having a new baby and the loss of my dad, I can’t keep days straight anymore. I completely missed a meeting this afternoon… I am just praying that God gives me a special portion of grace and energy right now!
So, I may or may not be blogging about my grief at http://griefreflections.wordpress.com/. I can’t promise any posts, but I can promise that those posts won’t be fun to read. I am only letting you in on this secret because I know that some of you may be interested in seeing a deeper inside look at how I am dealing with the loss of my dad. I also, do not want this blog to be consumed with these thoughts. Grief is hard, and I am definitely missing my dad and so I will continue to honor him and his memory and cry when I need to. Please feel free to visit that site, and even comment if you like, but just know that I am doing this more as a way to get my feelings out than for any other reason.
Thank … Read More »
A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject. -Winston Churchill.
mustaches & get-a-ways… http://bible.us/n/6APw.
singular focus http://bible.us/n/6AQN
My bike is finally fixed, if only I felt good enough to ride it…
Stomach feels like it’s in knots – at least my bathroom trips have lessoned…