Grieving with the Head and with the Heart

Originally posted on Ruth E. Stitt:
I find the story of the raising of Lazarus from the dead (in John 11) to be one of the most fascinating, exhilarating stories of the Gospels. Of course it is! A beloved friend of Jesus is dead for four days, his body beginning to decompose, and Jesus calls…

Alone with Jesus in the Crowd

Have you ever been in a worship service or at a conference, looked around and decided everyone in the room was having a wonderful spiritual experience except you? People are getting blessed and healed all around you it seems, and there you are, feeling alone, empty, uninspired, passed over. I have experienced that feeling. ItContinue reading “Alone with Jesus in the Crowd”

Birthday Message from “The Velveteen Rabbit”

“What is REAL?” asked the Rabbit one day.” Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.” “Does it hurt?”  asked the Rabbit. “Sometimes,”Continue reading “Birthday Message from “The Velveteen Rabbit””