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Distress and Hope

Monday, July 26, 2010

The loss of a loved one. The loss of a job. Illness. Divorce. Theft. Destruction. Just hearing those words is enough to put a knot in your stomach. Going through any of them is enough to make one sick. And all of us have felt the grief of loss at some point in our lives. In the midst of the pain you find it hard to eat or sleep. The distress you feel makes it hard to think about anything else… let alone even think straight. You can feel like you’re falling. You begin to wonder if God even hears your cries. The Psalm writer had the same feelings when he penned his song to the Lord. (more…)

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