Posted on August 2, 2009 at 1:10pm
RELEASING GRIEF - HOW?
In life it is not common for all of us to experience loss in some way. It’s only natural that each person will express grief in their own way as well. And such factors as whether the loved one died suddenly or death came after a long illness might have bearing on the emotional reaction of the survivors. However one thing appears certain: Repressing your feelings can be harmful both physically and emotionally. It is far healthier to release your grief. How?… Continue
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please feel free to right some thing on the pages my daughter read it and it make her very happy when people say nice things about her step daddy it makes me feel good to take care
God created humans with a yearning to live forever. At Ecclesiastes 3:22 it says he put “ a sense of eternity in their hearts.” He did more than give us the desire to live forever, he gave humans the opportunity to do so.
No doubt you are familiar with the story of our first parents Adam and Eve who were created perfect, no defect in mind and body. (Deuteronomy 32:4). Placed in a lovely paradise, God purposed that man would live forever fill the earth with perfect offspring. (Genesis 1:31, 2:15) So why do we die?
God commanded Adam “From every tree of the garden you may eat to satisfaction. But as for the tree of the knowledge of good and bad you must not eat from it, for in the day you eat from it you will positively die.” (Genesis 2:16,17) Eternal life was condition for Adam and Eve. It depended upon obedience to God.
Tragically in Genesis 3:1-6 we know how they disobeyed God’s law. In doing so, they became sinners, 1 John 3:4 says “sin is lawlessness.” As a result, Adam and Eve lost the prospect of eternal life. Why? Romans 6:23 tells us “the wages sin pays is death.”
Adam and Eve now had sin and death become part of their make up. Hence they could not produce perfect offspring, any more than an imperfect mold can produce a perfect object. (Job 14:4) Every human birth is a confirmation that our first parents lost perfect health and life for themselves and us, their offspring. Paul wrote “Through one man sin entered into the world and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men because they had all sinned.”
Today scientists can‘t pinpoint why we grow old and die. They even can acknowledge that in accord with the first scripture I quoted from, the human body really should keep going. .
The Bible, however, explains that we die because we are born sinful, having inherited this condition from our first human parents. But know why we die may beg they question why does God let us die or suffer as we do? And if he’s not taking us when he feels it is time based on the scriptures in the Bible, what happens when we really die?
But right now I just wanted to share that with you hope you feel assured that your feeling is completely natural . Because despite it seeming natural, death is not, was never meant to be and why it feels so wrong and hurts so much. God has promised that “As the last enemy, death is to be brought to nothing.” at 1 Corinthians 15:26, he promises to you too where the scripture says “You are opening your hand and satisfying the desire of every living thing.” (Psalm 145:16) Yes indeed you can see Kevin again.
I used to fly off the handle and get upset about trivial things. You know like if the house was not clean etc. But now I feel that life is too short, and you just don't know if you are saying good night for the last time. Who cares what the house looks like now. I thought I was going to grow old that we were going to have a family he is my family nothing makes sense to me any more it is like what did I do so wrong that God had to turn my daughter and my life up side down I try to explain to my daughter that her step daddy is ok in heaven, but all I do is cry . She can not understand why I am crying if heaven beautiful & wonderful, yet I am so sad. All I tell her is that I miss Kevin and the family that we were I am scared that my life will never be better I know I will never have a man that loves me and my daughter like Kevin does I try to hold on to things like for a week this bird kept coming to my window every morning I would wake up and that bird was there I tried to believe that it was Kevin coming to me and telling me that things will get better but I really don't think I believe it I what to believe it just like I want to believe that one day when I go to heaven that I will be with him again but I don't know if that really is true either the one thing I do know is I am so unhappy and I miss Kevin more then words can even say I really am trying to be strong for my daughter but I really don't know how long I can keep this up