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Sorrow

We serve a big God…

weeping may last for the night but joy comes in the morning psalm 30:5

We serve a big God. Some of you may be thinking, “Duh…that’s like lesson one in Sunday School when we’re 5 years old!” But for someone like me who came to know Christ in my mid-20′s and is the daughter of a Jewish lawyer born during the Great Depression, sometimes I have to go back & analyze the facts and ... Read More »

Hurting during the Holidays (aka Crying at Christmas)

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While most of us know Christmas as the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year”, I would venture to guess there is a much larger population than we think who are hurting during the holidays. I recently heard Mandisa’s new song, “Christmas Makes Me Cry” and it made me realize just how difficult of a season this can be, even for ... Read More »

The Long Road Home

We’ve started the long road home to Nashville… It’s hard to believe that just a week ago I received the call from my husband that his dad had passed away and hours later I piled our two kids into the mini van to make the 13 hour trek down to South Florida amidst squalls from Hurricane Isaac. It’s a blur. ... Read More »

Finding Comfort

The Winter Olympic Games of 2002 had one controversy that stood out among the rest: the Pairs Figure Skating competition. As I, along with the rest of the world, sat in shock and watched the Canadians lose the gold medal to what seemed to be unfair judging, I wondered how they would recover emotionally.  They skated a perfect routine, the ... Read More »

Savannah's Story: Love amidst Loss

We just returned from Savannah Clark’s home-going service: a celebration of life and the mourning of the tragic loss of a 17 year old gone too soon. How was it that someone that was such a light and encouragement in the lives of so many was herself plagued with never feeling good enough or loved enough? As her youth pastor, ... Read More »