Posts Tagged ‘God’

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?

Thursday, August 27th, 2009
Almost two weeks ago we were in Canada with our boys who were at hockey camp. We got a text and some emails from friends about some news back in Aspen. It brought both of us to tears and once again we wondered, "Why do the hard things happen to some of the best people?" A man and his family were vacationing in Aspen. I'm not sure how long they were here but they had been having fun, visiting friends and playing with other families (I think) from Kansas City, Missouri. It had all been great anRead More....

Learning to Trust Again

Thursday, August 20th, 2009
I think one of the common elements of grief, deep pain and uncertain times is the inability to trust again.  This can refer to trusting others, trusting yourself and even trusting God. I think that trusting again is one of the essential elements of healing. It isn't easy. In fact it may be one of the last parts of the grief process that surfaces, but it can also be a huge breakthrough. After Art lost his family in the accident, every part of him was raw and hurting. I'm sure there was littleRead More....