Tag Archives: murder

An Agonizing Victory

Shot in the face and left for dead, Amanda Simpson not only survived, she left the hospital in time to attend the funeral of the man she loved. Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Death & Dying, Family, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Conflicted Lives

I have sometimes wondered what horrific anguish that must have been for Adam and Eve, to stand at the grave of their son and know that he died at his own brother’s hand. Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Death & Dying, Family, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

A Sharing of Grief

In the aftermath of our greatest tragedies, it is not explanation that is most needed; it is the expression of love in comfort and sharing. Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Death & Dying, Family, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

In Memory of Willow Long

Somewhere inside us,
in that place where we keep such things
that we really don’t want to face
but must acknowledge,
we store the awareness
that the awful things that happen to others
could happen to someone we know.
Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Death & Dying, Family, Metaphysical Reflection, Poetry, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,