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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Grief – Victim or Victory?

“O earth, do not cover my blood; may my cry never be laid to rest! Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high. My intercessor is my friend as my eyes pour out tears to God; … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Who IS This Cry Baby?

“On this mountain the LORD Almighty will prepare a feast of rich food for all peoples, a banquet of aged wine — the best of meats and the finest of wines. On this mountain he will destroy the shroud that … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Joy and Grief; Grief and Joy

“Are you asking one another what I meant when I said, ‘In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me’? I tell you the truth you will weep and … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Unshakeable

“When I felt secure, I said, “I will never be shaken.” O LORD, when you favored me, you made my mountain stand firm; but when you hid your face, I was dismayed.”  Psalm 30:6-7 I could never have imagined the … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: When We Passed By

When We Passed By The little place you lived 10 years ago Still stands surrounded now By grown up trees and shrubs you planted It looks more substantial somehow Though you stand no more We passed by this place today … Continue reading

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Grief – Our God Sees and Cares

“When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in spirit and troubled.” John 11:33-34  “Jesus wept.”  John 11:35  “Jesus, once more deeply moved, came to the tomb.” John … Continue reading

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Grief – The Senses Grieve

Grief is surprisingly sensual. Every sense seems heightened as if attuned to opportunities to grieve. Recently I decided to drive through Starbucks and as it came into my visual field I immediately found myself in tears. The Starbucks was landscaped … Continue reading

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