Posts Tagged ‘God’

When God’s Answer to Prayer is No

God's Answer to Prayer is No Gray Shadows, Woman's Back/Head Down

Is there any grief greater than a mother grieving lost child? I can imagine nothing. Nor do I want to try. Even the thought of it makes my stomach turn, and I have a very hard time offering forgiveness and not promoting the death penalty to anyone who intentionally (and sometimes even carelessly) causes significant harm…

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You Were Crushed As God Looked On

Family in God's Hands

They looked upon the sleeping, hand-holding couple, two joined as one flesh as witnessed by the baby growing in the woman’s womb, adults sleeping, unaware of an other presence in their bedroom. All would appear as should be to an outsider, just as it did to the woman, yet inside the heart of the man there was a restlessness growing…

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10 Great Things About Being a Single Mom in America

America Flag Backdrop - 10 Great Things About Being a Single Mom in America

The life of a single mom in America isn’t easy, and for all their talk of women’s liberation and women’s equality, too many of today’s politicians have done too little to strengthen the lives of women in America. When Hillary Clinton and others talk of equal pay for equal work, they often fail to take into consideration that…

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Come…and I will Give You Rest – But Before You Do…

meadow with flowers - peace and rest

Monday, I spoke about Sunday’s Gospel reading from Matthew Chapter 11 and about his line in particular: Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 And I gave a false impression. When we look at Bible verses such as this one, it is easy to fall for…

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