Tagged: grief

Tag: grief

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Abortion

There is nothing in creation, big or small, that God has not personally woven together. That includes every molecule and cell that forms our DNA. God knits each child in its womb, gives it a heavenly name, plans its life ahead, and cares intensely for it. The world, however, preaches...

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Helping emotionally draining people

As believers in Christ, we are to bear each other’s burdens. Sometimes, it can be overwhelming when someone constantly dumps all of their emotional pain and garbage onto us. How do we ensure that we do not become overloaded and burdened by emotionally draining people when caring for others in the Christian...

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Emotional suppression is ungodly and harmful

Self-control is a good thing, emotional suppression is not. What is the difference? Emotional self-control chooses when and how we release our emotions. Emotional suppression hides our emotions and won’t release them at all. Unfortunately, negative emotions don’t go away, no matter how hard we suppress them. They simply get...

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Finding God’s promises in our pain

Psalm 22:34 ESV  For he has not ignored or belittled the suffering of the needy. He has not turned his back on them, but has listened to their cries for help. Pain can be a powerful teacher. It offers valuable lessons on: Endurance and focus Wisdom  Empathy Humility What we...

Grief

It’s never easy to know what to say when a friend is grieving; whether they are grieving over the loss of a relationship, the end of a career, an unexpected physical disability or the death of a loved one or pet. Anyone experiencing grief deserves to be treated with empathy,...

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Family disappointments

Family feuds, divorce, adultery, fighting over wealth, discrimination and favouritism between family members… there has never been a perfect family. Many of the greatest historical figures in the Bible had dysfunctional families but each showed that with obedience and true worship, they could overcome their family backgrounds to do great...