Every day is a gift from the Lord. Every day this world will try to make us forget this truth and try to bring us down with its sorrow and give us pain. However, our Lord is greater than the world and will give us the strength to rise up against the oppression. All it takes is a choice on our behalf to stand and say to the world, “You can’t bully me anymore and I won’t be brought down by your bitterness.” Let everyday be a victory to the Lord in you when you don’t let the world have its way with you. We must win the day daily.
Losing a parent, child, or someone you love is life-changing, especially those who have gone through this life journey with you. Losing someone unexpectedly will knock the wind right out of you. It’s numbing. I was talking to a friend about life…and loss. He started talking about people who battle addiction and their desire to be sober again. He said, “their goal is to win the day.” When you look through their life lens, it makes so much sense. Grievers are no different.
Think about it.
For those who are in rehab, their goal is to make it through the day without any setbacks. I realize the same goes for those who are grieving or heartbroken. It doesn’t matter how many small groups or meetings you attend each week, there is something potentially lurking that can set you back. Anything can take you there: a photo, a song, a…
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