The lows

Last week was the lowest I have been during this season of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many difficult and heavy things were going on throughout the week – too many to list here – even as we continue to endure the cloud of uncertainty and growing waves of the Coronavirus across the country. At one point,…

Sorrow into joy

Truly I tell you, you will weep and mourn, but the world will rejoice. You will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn to joy. John 16:20 CSB

Jesus wept

TOGETHER in Sorrow Everyone knows this passage, but do we understand the significance of this moment in Jesus’ life? Jesus was weeping over the circumstances of Lazarus’ death. In this particular verse, weeping is derived from the Greek word “dakruo” meaning to weep silently, to shed tears. “Jesus’ tears were generated both by His love…

Rhythm and grace

Those moments when… sorrow sits heavy on your heart uncertainty shakes your foundation weariness is an overbearing companion … the easy fix is so alluring. What is your easy fix? A glass of wine, and then another; the chips, the queso, the ice cream in the kitchen; a shopping trip to Target; the guy you…