Tag Archives: sadness

A Season of Unexpected Grief and Blessing

It’s been a couple of months since my father-in-law passed away suddenly after a short battle with cancer, which ushered our family into a season of unexpected grief and loss. Surprisingly, it’s also been a season of great blessing for our family as we have experienced the loving-kindness, the comfort, and the faithfulness of God…
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Mourning That’s Worth It

This period’s beatitude is like a living enigma in my mind and without a living God makes absolutely no sense. Matthew 5:4 says, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” The word “mourn” can also mean sadness.  Let’s attempt to read in our definition of “blessed” from my last article. “Happy” are…
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