Heaven Holding Sorrow

I recently heard this lyric: Earth has no sorrow that heaven can’t hold. Sometimes I wonder if our conception of heaven as painless and perfect makes us think that it–and the God who dwells there–is distant from our current pain and imperfection. That wonderful place above can’t understand our circumstances here below.  We find ourselves feeling … Continue reading

Long:  Day 17/31 Days of 5 Minute Free Writes

Long: Day 17/31 Days of 5 Minute Free Writes

(I know it’s the 20th..I’m playing catch up on my ‘daily’ 5 minute free writes.) Last Thursday our family met Sarah at a park and took pictures together, our first formal photographs since Riley was 10 days old.  Sarah came waaaay recommended, and she was not oversold in the least.  Nothing was posed; we just … Continue reading

Care: Day 10/31 Five Minute Free Writes

Care. Cast all your anxiety on him, for he cares for you. Anxiety loves to burden. Its main purpose is to weigh down its victim. That is one of the reasons I love this verse, because casting feels like the opposite of being weighed down. Casting frees up. Casting unburdens. I think of being able … Continue reading