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Can You Leave Your Hopeless Situation at the Cross?

  It’s Good Friday. At least on this side of The Cross we call it good. But for those who witnessed Jesus die, the atrocity of crucifixion, and the absurdity of an innocent man’s death proved unbearable. Many disciples disappeared. Yet a few could not keep themselves away. One of them was His mother. She did what… Read More Can You Leave Your Hopeless Situation at the Cross?

death, faith, grief, Jesus, Job, ministry, Miracles, pain, prayer, suffering, the cross

We Need to Know We aren’t Alone in our Pain

I really want to end this week on an upbeat note. My former posts this week have been deep, hard places. But I want you to know that grief no longer digs its claws in me or takes my breath away. The ache is still there, especially when the seasons change, but I’m okay. I’m… Read More We Need to Know We aren’t Alone in our Pain

faith, God's faithfulness, John, Mary of Nazareth, provision, the cross

More than a Temporary "Fix"

On the day of Jesus’ death there were no angels in sight. There were no signs given by heavenly beings matching Gabriel’s words to Mary; there was only the nauseating, faith-snatching scene of the Son of God nailed upon a cross. It was a day like no other, and Mary of Nazareth probably thought that it… Read More More than a Temporary "Fix"