I have been told that Christians should not grieve because our hope is in God. I love the Lord with all my heart, but I still feel like I am hurting emotionally, physically, relationally, and spiritually because of my loss. Is God disappointed in me?

God loves you so much, and He is not disappointed in you. You are asking a great question that is asked by others who are Christians. In I Thessalonians 4:13, Paul writes, “Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like Continue Reading >>

Dear Chaplain Liz, I am a caregiver. I love my wife very much and I would do anything for her. It really gets hard sometimes to meet all the demands of caring for her. Even as I write this, I begin to feel guilty that I even shared that with you. Why is it so hard for caregivers to be able to share their real feelings?

Thank you so much for being real. I don’t think that caregivers are the only ones who have a difficult time sharing their real feelings. For anyone, taking the mask off is difficult. When a person shares their feelings, they need to be around people they can trust. They need to know they will not Continue Reading >>

Be Intentional

Time goes by so quickly. Already summer 2016 is history. I am hoping that you have had time to be refreshed and feel renewed.  However, there are so many distractions that keep us from doing what we really should be doing.  If you are not intentional and do not plan well and stay open to Continue Reading >>