God Permits Suffering

Why does a loving God allow suffering? I have suffered many losses in my life but none as great as losing my son. Suffering follows a sacrifice. They are inseparable. Suffering is permitted by God to enlarge us, to grow our love and compassion. Our suffering touches all of those around us. How we deal […]

Men Grieve in More Isolation

Men grieve in more isolation, I’ve observed. There were few men who came alongside my husband as he mourned the death of our son. The positive comments I’ve heard about  Nightfall to Daybreak from male readers matters very much to me. Although I’ve written the book as a love song from a mother’s brokenness, the […]

Reminding you…

As you grieve, don’t forget that: -broken wings heal when they’re set properly. -all loss is painful and should never be diminished. -a seed needs to break open to grow newness and beauty.

A look at pain

Do you remember pain once it’s over? I’m sitting in that question.  The pain of birthing my children, I recall, dissolved as soon after I was smitten in the crush of love.  The pain faded from memory, where it would never be an influencing factor in the hope of having another.