Monthly Archives: May 2014

Watch for Gordon’s new post next week.

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Minimizing Another’s Grief and Loss

“Life can’t be that bad,” I said, in response to a patient who no longer wanted to live. I had tried to reduce her despondency; I didn’t want her to take her life. I felt somewhat surprised, therefore, to hear her … Continue reading

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Grief and Loss: Job’s “Cruel” God

A member of a class I taught recently heard a broadcast discussion of Job. One atheist participant, among his other arguments against the book, raised the question of why God permitted such a cruel test of Job. The Lord tells … Continue reading

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Praying for Tornado Victims

On April 27 and 28 tornadoes, hail, and high winds devastated parts of our plains and south. Words of comfort or consolation seem hollow at such times. But we can help. Please pray for those who lost loved ones, property, … Continue reading

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