A Closer Walk: Redeeming Lamentations and Grief

I have tread the stony paths of grief more than once in my life. Can I confess, again? I never saw any redeeming value in these paths until very recently. Grief to me was always something to be avoided at best, or impatiently endured; gutting it out at it’s worst. I wanted to move swiftly through…

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A Good Lament

  I remember long ago this songwriter God. (You know the one.) He asked the question: Where are the lamentations for modern day? He implied ( I thought) that lamentations were GOOD… necessary, now as then. Well… is that true? Lamentation: makes the hard and cruel – disgusted. (Is that good?) Lamentation: makes the shallow,…

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Designer Dungeons

Jeremiah is a great friend of mine. We have spent many days together talking about God and our dungeon experiences. He comforts me. He sent me notes of encouragement from so many centuries before, yet his frustrations, are as current as yesterday’s battles. Yes, he is a great friend of mine. While he pours out…

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