Tag: pain

WORDS THAT WOUND

WORDS THAT WOUND

Have your children ever spoken words that left wounds so deep you didn’t know how they’d heal? Mine have. Thankfully, they haven’t been the kind spoken by ungrateful, entitled, and all-knowing teenagers. I’m still a couple of years away from having teenagers and Lord willing, they’ll be far from that description. The words that hurt…

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OPEN LETTER TO CHRISTY BEAM

OPEN LETTER TO CHRISTY BEAM

Dear Christy, Pain, as least as I see it, is like the wind. It can’t be seen or touched but it can be deeply felt. Sometimes it flows in like a soft breeze gently announcing its presence. Other times, it comes out of nowhere and like a tornado, spins violently leaving destruction in its wake.…

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BOLDLY BROKEN

BOLDLY BROKEN

I’m scared. Can I say that? I’m hurting. I need to say that. I’m willing to bet you are too. For different reasons perhaps but either way, hurt hurts. A friend of mine, Bob Hostetler, recently delivered a life changing key note speech that flung open any doors my heart secretly tried to keep hidden.…

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WEEP WITH THOSE WHO WEEP

WEEP WITH THOSE WHO WEEP

Where do you find yourself along life’s journey? Are you in a valley where darkness surrounds you on all sides? Are you on the mountain top where joy abounds? Are you where the majority of our time seems to pass in the daily grind of life? Wherever you find yourself I pray the Holy Spirit…

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