Bible study, cancer, comfort, grief, suffering, Uncategorized

What Do We Do With Suffering? #WordWednesday (Part 1)

  I am an emotional eater. The other day, I was upset so I drove my minivan through the McDonald’s drive-thru for some comfort food. I never get a Quarter Pounder hamburger, much less the whole meal (French fries and soda included.) But yesterday my heart hurt, so eat I did. I’m also an emotional cook. Yesterday’s grief resulted in …

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cancer, faith, Terrorist, Uncategorized

Statement of Faith in the Middle of Crisis

Two friends of mine died of  cancer this month.  They were both blonde and beautiful, just like my sister. And they both fought their battle bravely and full of faith. As I was praying about what to write, I began looking through my “cancer” post archives, and I came across this statement of faith that I wrote shortly after my …

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cancer, faith, heaven


  My nose is clogged. My throat throbs, and tears keep getting in my way. The wind outside beating against my windows and the deep darkness, the darkest moment before the sunrise, is symbolic of my grief this morning as I write. I prayed, “Lord, I can’t write these words today…I’ve got to be upbeat and positive. I shouldn’t wear …

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