Thursday, July 19, 2018

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Mary & Tom - My Grandparents

By JennyT, published on Aug 31, 2013

Dear Mary and Tom,

May I pen a letter asking who you were? I know you are my grandparents, but that is sadly all

Grandpa we never met, I have no stories of your life - this I only blame myself? for the questions were never asked - how sad that I did not

So please I ask forgiveness, as I never knew you as a lad?nor the trials you faced in life, witnessing the wars

I know not how you met 'your Mary', or how you sang or even laughed how regrettable, that all I know of you - are your old photographs

Grandma.. we did meet, but was for the shortest... (more)

Tags: australia, death, mourn, regret, grandparents

Daily Word for Sunday 5/16/2010

By Pastor Jeff, published on May 16, 2010

"Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted." Matt 5:4What a paradox! We think of grief and happiness as being mutually exclusive. In fact, even in Christian circles, we are often taught that the Christian always has a smile on his face and a song in his heart. We are told that to be sad is sinful, that grief represents a lack of faith, and that pain comes from sinful living. Yet, this teaching is directly contrary to what Jesus is saying here.Let's look for a moment at the word "mourn." In the Greek it means to grieve a loss. This may be the loss of a loved one, but it may be... (more)

Tags: christianity, death, god, bible, heaven, jjl ministries, pastor jeff lilley, religion and spirituality, christ, grief, mourn

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