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Richard L. Floyd
"The commonwealth of heaven becomes more dear with each loss below." I took comfort from those words, and on many occasions since when I have lost someone to death.
This business of self-renunciation is a tricky matter. I can think of whole lot of ways to get it wrong.
In the middle of vacation my wife and I took our kids to my father's grave.
Remember in mercy, O God, all who perished on that day. And remember us who live and mourn, struggling to hear, struggling to believe, struggling to obey the awful law of love.
How can we, in this life, accept sorrow, even keening sorrow, as the consequence of having really loved someone, and continuing to love them even though they’re on a plane we cannot reach?
Tell one person today about how God has been a blessing in your life.
Everywhere we turn, we are offered opportunities for resistance training.
Help us to recognize that when we lift up those who have been knocked down, everyone is blessed.
Martin B. Copenhaver
I remember the first time my grandmother was not able to recognize me.
Many adopted people don't want to know or do want to know or can't decide what they want to know. There is no right or wrong here.