Why is it sunny outside? With the devastating news we just heard, there should be sirens going off for tumultuous weather! The sky should be falling, because in my world it has crumbled to the ground.
Could the sunny day be a sign of hope?
I don’t have any right now. I want the whole world to know how gutted I feel. Don’t we deserve that? Everyone should be feeling the weight that we are feeling. The answer is no; we need them to be our strength, to hold us up and help us through this hell.
Where is God in all of this?
I hate it when people say, “He doesn’t give you what you can’t handle.” What if I don’t want to “handle” this burden? I, you, we didn’t ask for this challenge. But then I have a flash memory of the beautiful cross stitch prayer Aunt Lois made for us for our wedding: Footsteps in the Sand. God IS with us, more so now than any other time. He is carrying us, as are all the people he has placed in our life to help us through this most painful time. How many times have we stated how blessed we are with all the people who have been embracing us in their love and prayers? Too many to count.
When we lose our hope, we have others to keep the light of hope going for us.