Posts in loss

Of course the death of my precious boy did result in suffering “grief in all kinds of trials,”and in light of all of eternity, my sorrow—though it last all of my days on earth—is but for a little while, but was this verse really suggesting that my son died simply to make my faith more genuine?

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About 2 months after Max’s death, I found myself at a dear friend’s wedding. She had just danced her father/daughter dance as her husband walked out onto the floor with his mom. I felt my chest tighten and a lump form in my throat.

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I live in a world of trapdoors - seemingly harmless moments that most people step right over, unscathed, never seeing the potential danger, while I go tumbling down into a deep, dark basement where I am confronted yet again by grief, sadness, broken promises, and unmet expectations...

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