Introduction: March 28th is the first anniversary of my late wife going to glory. Her name was Heidi. And that is how best to put it that she is in glory. She is not dead but with the Lord. Though we wait for the resurrection of the body (1 Cor 15:42), we know in the … Continue reading A Comfort Received
In the Wake of Grief
God is not above bringing suffering in our lives in order to further unite the body of Christ. If you are suffering, if you are grieving, if you are lost and alone, may I encourage you to consider taking hope that comfort is available in Christ's body; that is, the church of God. Bring yourself closer to Christ's body, and so when you suffer, you can see and experience and learn that suffering is a community activity that brings you closer to Christ himself.
The Death of a Spouse
I wanted to write a piece because I think it’s time to begin sharing this journey. Though I want to write about the death of a spouse as I continue to grieve, I know others reading this will or are facing their own grief, so I am writing as a way to preach the gospel to myself (and to others).
Today marks three months since Heidi's passing. I wanted to share brief note to give you a sense of where is my heart today. My heart still grieves but it does not grieve as one without hope. And though it grieves, I know the Lord has been comforting me. Each day, there is some news … Continue reading 3 months
A Month Ago…
Today marks one month of Heidi’s death. It’s still sinking in. It’s been a long month. Painful. Disorienting and lonely.