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When my son unexpectedly died, I was plunged into grief and sadness.How could this happen?WHY did this happen?How could I go on living with this burden of sorrow?Perhaps you can relate.But our lovingGod would not let me wallow in my grief... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
We all have our Sorrows and Burdens.I am no exception.When my baby son died, it plunged me into the world of Grief and Suffering.I entered the realm of agony and despair like I39;ve never known before.It was a very difficult time in my life and... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
God has used so many ways to bring His truth my way.He once used a wellknown allegorical book to speak to my hurting heart and bring healing.I read about the beautiful flower that no one ever sees.The author wrote, quot;The greatest beauties... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
In a book by a wellknown author, I have read that one reason for suffering is for the benefit of others. This author is familiar with suffering, but the statement got me to thinking. MYSUFFERINGfor the benefit of others? How could MYsuffering,... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
God has been continually teaching me and working in my life.Today, I bring another little gem of God39;s beautiful work.This thought comes from my readings of a wellknown author.She quotes a missionary from South America quot;Are you... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
God is truly amazing the way He works in our lives!He often uses songs or hymnsto speak to me with special impact. I first heard the song quot;You Raise Me Upquot; at a women39;s conference. LOVED IT! I cry just about every time I listen to... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
II Corinthians 129 says, quot;And He said to me, 39;My grace is sufficient for thee for my strength is made perfect in weakness. . . 39;quot; Prior to the loss of my son, I had always appeared to be quot;the strong onequot;, but I39;m... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
We all have our hurts, our sorrows, our burdens. I39;ve been going through my journals from a very dark period in my life. I came across a quote by a wellknown author. She has suffered greatly, yet has shown remarkable faith and insight. So,... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
Just a little gem of a thought for today. I was reading a book on Job. Again, a book right on time in God39;s perfect timing. I will never cease to be amazed at His continual perfect working in my life, in all our lives. Job suffered greatly read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
Have you ever heard the phrase quot;Your disappointments become God39;s appointmentsquot;? I don39;t know who firstcoined the phrase, but I first heard it while doing a Bible study. When my baby son died unexpectedly, I faced... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
Our God is an awesome God! Once again, I sit here amazed and overwhelmed at the work He39;s done in my life during the most difficult time of my life. I am reminded yet again of more ways in which He ministered to me and brought healing in my... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
In my last entry, I wrote about 3 lessons I learned from Old Testament Hannah. This is the ending I had intended for that blog! Hannah39;s story is detailed in I Samuel 1. She discovered these 3 truths about God BEFORE her circumstances... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
Are you familiar with the Old Testament story about Hannah in I Samuel 1? She was the barren, yet loved wife of Elkanah, who was belittled by the second wife. Hannah fell into deep depression over her barrenness and besought the Lord for a son read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
When the unthinkable thing happened, my world turned upside down. I spent years wallowing in my grief and pain. It consumed me and controlled my days. Anyone who has lost a loved one will understand the allconsuming nature of grief. I... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
Sacrifice. It brings to mind images from the Old Testament. It39;s not really a pleasant thought in our modern times. Especially when experiencing dark times of trial. After my baby son died, I was going through those dark times of trial. They were... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
My journey through griefhas taught me so many wonderful things about God39;s truth and His faithfulness. He is still teaching me! Grief is a terribly heavy burden to bear and we all suffer with it to some extent. But God has been so faithful and... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
We39;ve all been there burdened with grief, troubles andsorrows where all seems grey and heavy. For me, the death of my baby son plunged me into that world of grief and greyness. It was a terribly dark and difficult time in my life as I sought to... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
When my baby son passed away, I was plunged into the depths of grief and despair. Yet at the same time I was pushed up against God my Savior in ways that I never could have imagined. In going through my numerous journals, I noticed God39;s workings... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
We all have our Sorrows and Burdens. I am no exception. When my baby son died, it plumged me into the world of Grief and Suffering. I entered the realm of agony and despair like I39;ve never known before. It is a very difficult time in my life and I... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
Today, October 15, is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. I wear a special pin as a testimony to my son039;s life. It has been over 9 years since my baby son died and yet I find myself strangely sad today. My love for him and my ache for him... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
Yesterday was the one year passing anniversary for the son of my friends. It has been a difficult year for them, to say the least. Even though it has been 9 years since my son passed into the arms of Jesus, it still can be painful. I don039;t know... read more
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Jan Fm @matthewsmama (United States)
I039;ve just come back from the Women of Faith conference held in Anaheim. What an amazing experience! I know God had arranged for me to be there because the conference was exactly what I needed at just the right time. One of the speakers, Angie... read more
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