Posts by Jenny Coleman

Posts by Jenny Coleman

More Meaningful Together

“Happy are those who mourn; God will comfort them!” – Matthew 5:4 GNT This verse from Jesus’ sermon on the mount sounds like an oxymoron. Right? Can the path to God’s comfort and joy really begin with mourning? Can joy and sorrow even co-exist? My experience has been that they cannot only co-exist, but they are more meaningful together. I was terrified the first few times I attended GriefShare and know how hard it can be to push through feelings…

You’re Invited

I was pouring out some pent up emotions (and tears) in prayer on my walk the other day. I noticed I’d been trying to live bootstraps pulled up, marching forward right over my heart. I know that is not the Father’s heart towards me, so I decided to declare the truth to my heart by praying through Psalm 23. When I came to “my cup runs over,” I “looked” inside my cup. It was empty. A tear fell to the…

Tears Answered In Jesus

My tears have been my food day and night, while they say to me all the day long, “Where is your God?” – Psalm 42:3 ESV What do your tears say to you? What questions do they ask? What do you do with them? Do you swallow them down or pour them out? We have cried many tears since the death of our 20 year old son. The first question our tears asked was, “Does God understand how much this…