Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us… I have spent the better part of the past year feeling trespassed against. Honestly, I believe there is legitimacy to that feeling. The bombshell that dropped into my life last August was very real and the shrapnel is deeply embedded in pretty much [...]
I am exceedingly blessed. This storm I’ve been tossed around in is not permanent. It is not defining. It is not the whole story. The pieces are being out back together…refined…reshaped…restored. Really. And the hues of this fabric of life will glow again. I can see it already beginning…even now.
I am grateful that who I am is just a moment. Just one angle of a work in progress. Not the end of the story. Not the final chapter. Not the rolling of the credits or closing of the cover. A piece of a larger work. A fragment of something more complete; accurately reflecting the [...]
Yesterday, I chose to be stubborn. I’ve been feeling hurt and sad and alone and abandoned and raw and indignant and helpless. (Need me to add any more adjectives? I’m guessing you have a sense of how I’ve been feeling.) This season I’m in with my relationship to my wife seems to spin from one [...]
Today, I have spent a considerable amount of time reading through Alece’s profound Grit and Glory blog. I have seen myself in her posts about marriage and divorce and the hope for healing. It has been a raw and unpleasant week for me, and God has used Alece’s blog to remind me of His unwavering love for me [...]
It is pretty amazing what a range of emotions I’m capable of experiencing in a relatively brief space of time. When I woke this morning I had a heavy feeling of sadness. The sadness that creeps out of my fear that the thing I’m hoping for will never come to be and that my attempts [...]
This is the Scripture I woke up with on my mind. I decided to write a song to go with it. NOTE: The audio doesn’t start right away. I forgot to cut off the silence at the beginning. Just be patient… Psalm 73 ©2012 David Allan Cosand Truly God is good to those whose [...]