Words of wisdom for us all….

7 thoughts on “Words of wisdom for us all….”

  1. Wow…that wasn’t what I was expecting but how refreshing to hear that at a homily….really what else could you say? My favorite is: “God needed them in Heaven”……He truly does understand our grief. Lori

  2. Powerful words! I believe that those words are from God Himself to us when we are hurting. “Give it ALL to me.” He is enough. Sometimes it takes some time to get to that place, but He’s always waiting with outstretched hands. Thank you for sharing.

  3. Yes, our God is not a small God. He definitely can take it. Giving him a piece of our mind is such a wise counsel.
    Continuing to pray for the family and your community, Andy.

  4. He’s lived it. And that’s what makes all this idea of giving it over to him work. We know he can swallow it whole … death and pain and grief … because he already has. Thanks for sharing this, Andie. And for all of you may the healing come sooner rather than later through a willingness to give it over.

  5. I am sorry I am so behind in checking in you; and very saddened by the tragic death of this young girl. It is against nature’s law to have a child die before their parents.

    The homily must have been quite a shock to the attendees and yet – how appropriate. It is OK for us to be angry at God; the problem for us comes when we get angry and don’t allow God to work in our lives to heal us.

    I hope those in mourning are able to use the wise words of the homily to begin a healing in their own lives. They certainly are words for all of us to consider.

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