Monthly Archives: July 2011

GLEANINGS from Claudia: Seven Months

“Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you.”  Psalm 9:10 July 29, 2011 marks seven months since Becky’s death.  I woke this morning with the song “Blessed Be Your … Continue reading

Posted in Grief | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

GLEANINGS from Claudia: Lost

“I myself will tend my sheep and have them lie down, declares the Sovereign LORD.  I will search for the lost and bring back the strays.” Ezekiel 34:15-16 Lost.  It has been a long time since I felt the intense … Continue reading

Posted in Grief | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

GLEANINGS from Claudia: Time and Eternity

“Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “’Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.’”  Mark 6:31 Time and … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding, Grief, Poem | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GLEANINGS from Claudia: Hope

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”  Hebrews 11:1 Sunday afternoon I’m heading to Athena to spend the night with Kristin and Christopher on the way to my last visit to the … Continue reading

Posted in Grief | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GLEANINGS from Claudia: He Is With Us

“And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? That is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” Matthew 27:46 In yesterday’s blog entry I prayed thanking God for … Continue reading

Posted in Grief | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GLEANINGS from Claudia: Imagine Trust

“’No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him’ — but God has revealed it to us by his Spirit.” 1 Corinthians 2:9-10 Just six months ago I could … Continue reading

Posted in Grief | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

GLEANINGS from Claudia: Storms

“You have been a refuge for the poor, a refuge for the needy in his distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat.” Isaiah 25:4 Summertime brings weddings and once again this year newlyweds are springing … Continue reading

Posted in Grief | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment