Afterward Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah near Mamre (which is at Hebron) in the land of Canaan.[Genesis 23:19 NIV] Introduction Today marks the 3rd Wedding Anniversary that will pass since Heidi's death and what would have been our 10th wedding anniversary. I write these special notes in memory of … Continue reading Death of a Spouse, Part III
As hard as it is for us to accept, we must arrive, by the Spirit's help, to the belief and conviction that relief from pain and distress is not the most important thing we need. Relief is good but God's salvation is better.
“Remember your mercy, O LORD, and your steadfast love,for they have been from of old.”Psalm 25:6 ESV I remember the very first time I began to refer to Heidi in the past tense. It was literally minutes after the surgeon broke the news of her passing away. I also remember how shortly after her death … Continue reading Remember Your Everlasting Mercy and Love
25 Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. 26 Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways. 27 Do not turn to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil. Proverbs 4:25-27 (NIV) LOOKING In our western, 21st century culture … Continue reading Give Careful Thought