Category Archives: Healing

Forty Days Returning, Day 21–Healing Broken Hearts

Sometimes I marvel at the ability some people possess that allows them to offer relief to the suffering of others. We’re seeing it now in the health care workers and others on the front lines of the global pandemic that … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 19–How Can You Mend?

How can you mend a broken heart? How did Jesus do it? Day in and day out he was, at any given time, surrounded by misery, suffering, grief, despair, pain. How did he deal with that on a regular basis. … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 14–Restoration

This evening I found myself thinking about a friend of mine with whom I had spoken earlier in the week. She, like me, had gone through a period in which her life was rocked by a series of challenges. While … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 3—You Shall Know the Truth

And that truth will make you free. John 8:32 I’ve been thinking a lot about truth lately. It would seem that, unfortunately, truth is hard to come by these days. I’ve not seen so much blatant lying demonstrated and paraded … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day 28–Seasons and Cycles

The past few days I’ve been in a bit of a funk–sometimes cranky, sometimes sad, often distracted. What is wrong with you? I chide myself, judging and chastising myself for not being able to “pull myself together and get on with … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day 31–No Going Back

There is a novel titled, “You Can’t Go Home Again.” It was written by American author Thomas Wolfe. I have not read it, but I’ve spent a good deal of time considering the notion of whether or not one actually … Continue reading

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