Grief Posts

Don’t Sing Happy Songs to a Heavy Heart

Singing happy songs to a heavy heart is cruel. Don’t tell grieving people that their pain is a gift or make them sing praise songs when they don’t want to. Don’t tell them that other people are suffering more than they are.

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“Whoever sings songs to a heavy heart is like one who takes off a garment on a cold day...” Proverbs 25:20

What I Need to Know About Pain

I know Pain sometimes wins. There are just days we can’t rally, but we serve the Suffering Savior, a personal God who GETS Pain, who doesn't abandon us. Pain is how we share in the sufferings of Christ.

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"Pain can connect us to one another at a deep level ... sifting all the insignificant away, leaving behind only the things, the people, that matter." Stefanie Boyce

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