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Apr 29

Lord, I fear for my own self. I have been hit with a blow that seems to be capable of disintegrating everything around me and extending far into the future. I know you are quite capable of dissolving this crisis and restoring my hope, but I am so overwhelmed with grief right now that I […]

Sep 25

Good morning, Father. Thank you for your awesome care, keeping my Mate and I safe from excess stress and harm during this time of mourning our loss. Thank you for peace between us, for closeness, for hope. I thank you for being the faithful Shepherd that you are, so that even though there seems no […]

Feb 14

Good morning, Father. I thank you that life is full of ups and downs, so that when we have down times, we can feel pretty certain that they will not last. I thank you for teaching me about yourself and your own struggles, and I ask you to help my heart and mind and body […]

Jul 24

Good morning, Lord. Thank you for your enduring mercy and care, my Lord! Thank you for helping me through yesterday, when the tears started up again, missing my Tiny Friend. I’m not sure how much the hormone crazies are getting me, or if it is just normal to start crying again, after a couple weeks […]

Jun 19

Good morning, Father. Finally, I can breathe around this big hole in my heart left by my Tiny Friend. Thank you, Father, for bringing me through the first 5 days of grieving, and not letting that Black Hole of Loneliness cause me to do anything stupid! Thank you for protecting me, guiding me, comforting and […]

Jun 17

Good morning, Lord. Thank you for getting my oldest son settled in his new apartment, and thank you for letting me finally get a good night of sleep. I am looking forward to healing more from this painful loss of my Tiny Friend. Please be very near me today, Lord, as this is my first […]

Jun 13

Hello, Father. My heart is so heavy, and my eyes keep tearing up. My poor little 15+ year-old pomeranian — my constant companion for the past 12 years — is leaving us soon. You see, Lord. You know. I have set an appointment with the vet for tomorrow afternoon, to have him put down. He […]