• Godspacelight | 12/26/2018 | Staff
    The day after Christmas is a letdown for many of us. Perhaps we are despondent for simple reasons – we didn’t get what we wanted, we ate too much, the day passed too quickly.
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  • samluce.com | 12/19/2018 | Staff
    It will be fine they can try again. I remember saying these words in my head upon hearing that someone we knew had miscarried. By God’s grace, I never said these words aloud.
    205 views tictac399
  • Anxious Bench | 11/20/2018 | Staff
    Today we’re happy to welcome Karen Johnson to The Anxious Bench. A history professor at Wheaton College, Karen published her first book, One in Christ: Chicago Catholics and the Quest for...
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  • RevGalBlogPals | 10/14/2018 | Staff
    O God of our groaning. O God of our weariness. Wind lest they be scattered by the wind. to keep us company as we cry. Water - Spirits to draw water for our dry spirits. to whisper us back into life.
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  • Tim Challies | 8/10/2018 | Staff
    In the Bible we see both grumbing and lamenting. It seems that one is permitted by God and one is not. So what is the difference? Today I want to take on a question I got from somebody who’s watched...
    278 views srqlolo
  • www.christianpost.com | 8/9/2018 | Staff
    On December 19, 2017, we received the official diagnosis: Alzheimer's disease. While it was terrible news — a literal death sentence — we were not surprised: Dad had been on the decline for months,...
    229 views jesse456
  • The Aquila Report | 4/19/2018 | Staff
    This place where Jesus experienced forsakenness—this place of ultimate lament—is where we need to come when we are lamenting. When we cry out to God for his help, we can look to the cross and know...
    630 views sally140353
  • YouthMinistry.com | 2/5/2018 | Rachel Yoder
    Lament, which stems from pain, mourning, and loss, is often viewed in a negative light. But what if we told you that lamenting is actually a core spiritual strength? Join us as we kick-off a...
    237 views idkwatitis
  • WSJ | 12/28/2017 | The Editorial Board
    Andrew Cuomo must be getting nervous. The Democratic Governor is worried enough about federal tax reform’s impact on New York that he says the new law may be “unconstitutional” and his state may...
    519 views Cayley1561
  • Leithart | 12/21/2017 | Staff
    Some of the most passionate passages of the Old Testament are lamentations over Moab (Isaiah 15-16; Jeremiah 48). Why so much space and energy for a relatively obscure nation? We can find the reason...
    216 views iloveangie02
  • Christ and Pop Culture | 11/14/2017 | Val Dunham
    I could have added my name to the #MeToo social media campaign that began on October 15, but I didn’t. The campaign, which aims to illuminate the full scope of women affected by sexual assault and...
    222 views penaert
  • (in)courage | 11/22/2017 | Michele Morin
    Nearly thirty years ago, I married into a family that celebrated Thanksgiving Day with All-American fervor, featuring a day-long gathering and a loaded table. As the new bride, I was eager to prove...
    205 views MonkeyBubble
  • Leithart | 10/26/2017 | Staff
    Josiah’s death is a reverse exodus because it’s first an inverted Passover. Zechariah describes a scene of mourning like the “mourning on the plain of Megiddo,” a reference to the death of Josiah...
    321 views hubbog
  • Community in Mission | 8/31/2017 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    It’s the end of August; not so long ago this was still a lazy time to enjoy the last few days of summer. It used to be that Labor Day marked the unofficial end of summer — not so any more.
    433 views PaMe
  • First Things | 7/31/2017 | Cole Aronson
    The Jews’ saddest day is the Ninth of Av, which this year is Tuesday. During a fast as long and stringent as Yom Kippur, the children of Israel chant dirges mourning their alienation from God.
    310 views rach-rach
  • LifeWay Pastors | 7/19/2017 | Daniel Hyun
    Apart from wartime, it may be difficult for some in a majority culture to grasp the concept of corporate lament. In American, for instance, many—if not most—Anglos will probably not feel deep-seated...
    334 views loranseen
  • The Aquila Report | 7/5/2017 | Staff
    If my story feels scary for you, remember what my friend said, “It’s not catching.” Divorce not of your choosing, or children who walk away from the faith, or cancer, or whatever the trial, isn’t a...
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  • First Things | 2/17/2017 | Wesley J. Smith
    I was born at the French Hospital, City of Los Angeles, State of California, in 1949. As of this writing, I have never been outside my native state for more than three weeks. That’s about to change.
    606 views Kezzerxx

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