Dealing with Death

Book Review: I Will Carry You

Book Review: I Will Carry You

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Title: I Will Carry You Author: Angie Smith Recommended For: Parents who have experienced miscarriages, still births or early infant loss. This book was given to me after I experienced a miscarriage with our third child. Later that same year, my sister-in-law and her husband went through the grief of a still born little girl and her words about this book…

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Your God of All Comfort

Your God of All Comfort

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Last week I was asked to read Psalm 139 at the funeral for James Steinmetz, a tiny fighter who passed into God’s hands after a seventeen day battle here on earth. God worked powerfully in the service and hope shone forth brightly, often breaking through the clouds of grief. As I studied the psalm prior to reading it, I discovered…

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Can’t You See It’s Raining?

Can’t You See It’s Raining?

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How does God prove his love and goodness to people in times of great sadness?   Here’s how he proved it to me as I was driving to work yesterday morning. It was a somewhat rainy, dreary day. My grandmother had passed away two nights before, and I had spent the previous evening making travel arrangements for the funeral. And…

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