In His Hands

In His Hands

My seven year old daughter lost her beloved pet hamster last week.  I’d been bracing myself for the moment – I could tell it had been unwell – and I knew her sensitive heart would experience it’s first pang of grief.  Sure enough, upon grim...
Times of Uncertainty

Times of Uncertainty

As I sit here in this hospital room, looking at my beautiful firstborn daughter lying on a gurney my heart is breaking. She woke me up late last night saying, “Mommy help me it hurts all over”. When I realized what was happening adrenaline took over. I tried to ask...
Our Grief Matters to God

Our Grief Matters to God

When my 17 month old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, it took me a while to realize that the heavy weight that came to rest on my shoulders shortly afterwards was grief. I had always assumed that grief was reserved only for the bereaved, the ones...