Metaphor Posts

Streams in the Wasteland of a Living Grief

How do I hold this living grief? How do I drink this boiling sea of suffering? Father, gather these shards. Redeem the years the locusts have eaten. Scoop up these bits and pieces, and hold them in Your Hands until Your grace floods every crevice...


"He found him in a desert land, and in the howling waste of the wilderness; he encircled him, he cared for him, he kept him as the apple of his eye." Deuteronomy 32:10

Sciatica and Metaphor: A Way to Process Pain

For the past few weeks, I have been dealing with sciatic pain – sometimes mild and sometimes excruciating. I had a hard time describing it to others. The Chronic Joy printable, Metaphor: The Language of Pain caught my eye. I thought to myself, Wow, that’s just what I need!


"Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus." 2 Timothy 2:3

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