Category Archives: Loss

Where does your strength come from?

“We are all terminal.”  Sobering words uttered to me by a father whose son had just been diagnosed with a brain tumor.  Those words linger in my mind and I vividly remember sitting with this man on a cold, rainy … Continue reading

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Remembering Levi

There are moments of worship that absolutely take your breath away and leave you forever changed.  About two years ago I stopped by the hospital to meet a family whose son had been diagnosed with cancer.  I met the grandparents … Continue reading

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Russia bans adoption for U.S. families

It saddens me sad to know that Russia has banned the adoption of orphans by U.S. families.  Many of us are not impacted by this news personally, so it is easy to move right on past it.  But, I say … Continue reading

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Warrior Trey Erwin

Tomorrow a Memphis family will bury their teenaged son, Trey.  Trey Erwin’s name has become well known in Memphis and beyond due to his battle with pancreatic cancer.  So many have prayed for Trey during this battle, including my family, … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Friendship

Friendship is a miracle!!!  It is a beautiful and precious gift to be cherished.  Have you ever paused to think about your friends and how your friendships were formed?  A connection is made.  A friendship is born.  And, life is … Continue reading

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The Same Yet Different

This morning I read that Denver Moore, co-author of “Same Kind of Different As Me”, died two days ago.   While I don’t personally know this man, I feel like I “know” this man after reading his story a couple … Continue reading

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Can you imagine how the followers of Christ felt on Saturday?  The shock.  The gut-wrenching sadness.  The anger.   Tears flowing like rain.  They had followed this guy for three years, seen him perform miracle after miracle, seen him raise the … Continue reading

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