You’re Not Imagining Things: Sorrow & Joy Together

Jeff Grief, joy, Spiritual Growth

“But I am poor and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high.” – Psalm 69:29   The Psalmist shares a secret that all believers know.  He presents a paradox that all who hunger and thirst after God are familiar with.  He inside-out’s us and we nod our heads in agreement with this truth that is difficult …

Taking Advantage Of Grief

Jeff emotions, FAITH, Family, Grief, Hope, Spiritual Growth

I spoke with my father in law yesterday morning.  He’s a tough man, that Danny Samples.  He stands at about 6 feet, 7 inches tall and looks to weigh a stout 837 pounds.  He’s a grizzly bear on the outside with a Teddy Bear’s heart.  He was forced to say farewell to the love of his life before he wanted …