This is the second episode in the Finding Joy Again series.
As I push for myself to learn how to have joy back in my life again, one thing I am sure of is that we can’t have joy without a revelation of God’s love for us. We must learn how to live loved by God, which is a struggle for many parents, after the death of their child.
We want to pull God down to our level of humanity, to try and make sense of Him, but that just doesn’t work. Because He is so much bigger than what we can comprehend, there are going to be answers we are not able to receive this side of eternity.
Feelings don’t equal truth and they fail, but God’s love never fails. We have to become vulnerable to see who He truly is and allow Him to love on us in this dark painful place, if we want joy in our lives again while waiting to be reunited with our children.
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