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Tag: Suffering

Bloom where you are

I have often wondered why God has positioned me in certain places and situations. There are times I feel frustrated with where I am at, other times I cannot seem […]

Where is God in the midst of my suffering?

When circumstances around us become almost unbearable, we wonder “God have you forgotten about us?” Have you forgotten about me? Do you see what all is happening? Can you feel […]

The scars of cancer

There are no words to describe this kid, because words cannot do justice… the first time I met him, I was trying to help him stand; he said to me, […]

That PICU nurse LIFE

No one can understands what a PICU nurse feels, thinks, and experiences.. that is, besides her PICU coworkers in her moments of true devastation. It’s Pediatric Nurse Week, and some […]

Hiatus from life

I took a 10 day hiatus from life, well as much as I could. Some things, like work, are unavoidable when you have a mortgage to pay and a house […]

Graveyards and old loves

At times the spirit of sadness lingers like an unwanted man in the graveyard of an old love. By day he calls my name, and at night he sits silently […]

Yet, you do not know

You know my name, you have called it before. Do you know what I have done, or have you heard from others? Yet, you do not know my story. I […]

Why did God love King David?

At times it’s hard for me fully comprehend how God could love King David as much as He did.  David began as a nobody.  His story wasn’t so significant.  That […]

Harvest of Joy

I stumbled across these words about a year ago.  And I think someone may need these words today… “Our tears can be seeds that will grow into a harvest of joy […]

Like the Rose

As days carry on, weeks become months and soon they turn into years. Time flashes by so quickly before us. Every morning I look in the mirror at my face […]

Fernweh

There is a deep longing ache inside my heart. An ache for the unknown. The Germans said it best, “fernweh”. I don’t think the American English translation does it justice, […]

On this side of Heaven

You were selfless and giving, full of love and laughter. You had so much energy and way about you. My heart was full whenever you were around. On this side […]

When you’re in the wilderness

Sometimes it’s hard to pray. I’ve gone through seasons where talking to God just seems difficult. And I wonder, how is God perceiving that moment. I imagine it’s painful for […]

She didn’t understand

She captured her inheritance The one her prince left behind It was an abundance she was given But does she cry? She held on to it Guarding it safe within […]

Incredible Truths

In the midst of our problems, our focus is on our problems and our efforts to fix them. We put so much energy into making things right again, making things […]