Category: Grief & Loss

September 14, 2021
Remembering 9/11. Where is God in all the suffering?

This week marks 20 years since the terrible attacks of 9/11. As we continue to grapple with violence and darkness in the world today, how can we make sense of suffering? And where is God in the midst of it all? Duration: 4mins Source: https://www.thinkingfaith.asia/big-issues/remembering-911-where-is-god-in-all-the-suffering

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July 28, 2021
A Letter to the Mourning

With the Olympics on we are reminded how we love a winner; but there is only one per event. What about all the other competitors?! The Olympics emphasis on the best performance means that what's more common than the joy of victory is 'disappointment'; and 'unmet hopes and expectations'. This brief article highlights the alternative way to define […]

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June 8, 2021
Coping with the Big "R's": Retrenchment & Redundancy

They are the two big R's. Retrenchment and redundancy. They are very similar in that you suddenly don't have a job anymore. However, in the former with "retrenchment," the company or organisation no longer has need of yourskills or abilities and they let you go. The latter means that the organisation has done away with […]

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June 8, 2021
The Emotional Turmoil and Cycle of COVID-19

You've heard the terms regarding our present situation such as unprecedented, unimaginable, exceptional, never before, unmatched, extraordinary, and naturally enough, there are a world of emotions that people are experiencing and feeling. Some say that they are anxious, others say they are depressed, some overwhelmed, a few are angry, some are just feeling lost and […]

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May 11, 2021
What Does God Think Of My Pain?

This article gives some answers about what God's think of our pain--it's hopeful, encouraging and realistic. "To be a Christian doesn’t mean that we will never have to suffer. Sometimes we have the idea that once we join ourselves to Christ, somehow he is on our team, and he’s going to protect us from anything […]

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May 11, 2021
Nancy Guthrie's Story of Hope in the Midst of Grief

Nancy Guthrie shares her family's story about the journey in sickness og their new born daughter. In the midst of their incredible pain, God was at work. "When Nancy Guthrie's daughter, Hope, was born, she quickly learned that something was wrong. Doctors informed her and her husband, David, that all of the little things that […]

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May 11, 2021
Tim Keller Shares the Secret to Gritty Hope

An article about Tim Keller's latest book, written on hope, written in Keller's personal context of pancreatic cancer prognosis and treatment. "Tim Keller has written more than 20 books, including several bestsellers. But he’s never felt more “divine guidance and help” than while writing his latest. Then again, he’s never written on death and resurrection […]

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October 20, 2020
Bullet-proofing your work: Job Insecurity

5 of 5 in the series Job Insecurity is something most of us deal with at some point in our career. Move through the insecurity with ideas from Dr Darryl Cross including wisdom from Jesus in dealing with uncertainty. Dr Darryl Cross is a clinical and organisational psychologist as well as a credentialed executive and career […]

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