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  • Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. - Proverbs 3:5-6 (ESV) Those who walk with God, always reach their destination. ― Henry Ford But those who hope in the Lord will renew

  • Sitting there and focusing all your blame and time on the fact that your perfect plan, or your world got thrown upside down, accomplishes nothing - nothing - Jason Redman, Navy SEAL and author The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge,

  • God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. - The AA Serenity Prayer It had been a long night, perhaps the longest of my life. Saying goodbye to my beautiful bride Judy at around

  • Cast your burden on the Lord - Psalm 55:22 Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparking like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake.- Sir Francis Bacon As we look at how our life advances, neuroscientist

  • Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.. - ROMANS 5 3:5

  • Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. - Matthew 6:34 I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears = Psalm 34:4 We gathered the brotherhood at our eclectic venue for another meeting

  • To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. – C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but – I

  • When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. – Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for the Meaning of Life When we look at our grief experience, we want to heal and grow from the experience, transcending from deep sorrow to what is next. But

  • Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose. ― Victor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning Call to Me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know - Jerimiah 33:3 Ripping up a spin class as I do

  • Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6-7 NIV Sunrise on Christmas morning, before the kids woke

  • Comfort comes from knowing that people have made the same journey. And solace comes from understanding how others have learned to sing again. – Helen Steiner Rice I already dove into my dinner, as I had yet to make a firm habit of my pre-meal prayers. Thankfully, Joey held out his hand

  • “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts,

Let’s take the first step towards healing together.