Tag Archives: Suffering

Weak Boast

If you think you are strong it doesn’t take God long to show you that the illusion of your might failed you again but now you ARE strong in your weakness, oh ya, it’s not your power, never was. robin, … Continue reading

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Broken Body

Arthr, you needn’t greet me every morning, it’s rude! Your yelling with every step of descent is annoying, It reverberates in the stairwell and wakes the dogs. Arthr, you shouldn’t try to trip me on my walks, it’s mean! You … Continue reading

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Healing Sword

Life inflicts its wounds according to God’s purposes. If a wound heals with scarring there is healing still to come. The scars of life are minimized when the good Lord does the suturing. robin, 2013

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Never Leave Me

He seems far, but He’s always close, the Way, the Truth, the Life. The hardest lessons involve questions I didn’t know I had and power that is not my own. We are intimately touched by Love, uniquely held with kindness, … Continue reading

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Widow Watch

When the widow weeps, there is no right or wrong way, there is no designated time for grief to run its jagged course. There is not enough compassion to ease the pain of loss but only gentle touches to assure … Continue reading

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Doctor’s Orders

Remember what the doctor said, “Life is hard.” God has not said it would be otherwise. It’s not about plucking grapes off the stem in the shade of a soft willow tree. It’s more attuned to the filling up of … Continue reading

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For One Who Suffers

One day he was ripped from your side and the gasps of breath that you thought were his were now yours.  Raspy eager undulations from your belly through your lungs, or was it through your lungs to your belly?  It … Continue reading

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