Posts with the tag “death”

A New Creation
by Miriam Rossow on May 14th, 2020
As my kids sat over the ashes of their grandfather, I grieved that they had a grandpa that they may not always remember clearly. I grieved that he would not and had not been part of their lives, the special occasions and events. I grieved that he would not be part of their everyday life. I grieved that he was not part of our living in his house again and watching them grow. I rejoiced that he was not battling cancer any longer. I rejoiced that he was at rest. I rejoiced that he would one day no longer be ashes. He and others that I love and that you love, and us if we die before Jesus comes again, will be raised.  Read More
How Will They Remember Us?
by Miriam Rossow on January 31st, 2020
Have you ever wondered how you would answer that question? What do you want people to remember about you when you’re gone? Is it an important question to ask or does it reek of self-centeredness? Does it really matter how other people perceive you?  Read More
Care, Support, & Hope for the New Year
by Miriam Rossow on January 9th, 2020
Christ Our Savior wants to support you in your everyday life and especially in the situations when life becomes difficult. Jesus put us together in a community to support and love each other. He has given us each other as a way to share Himself with us. As we support, encourage, lift up, and help each other we are sharing Jesus and His love.  Read More
Let's Talk About Suicide and The Cross
by Miriam Rossow on November 20th, 2019
We need not fear talking about suicide, though. In fact, one myth that is often promoted is that if you talk about suicide with people who are depressed (or with anyone at all), this will get them to consider it themselves when they would have never considered it otherwise. On the contrary, not talking about suicide with those who are at risk leaves them isolated from voices of compassion and love—voices of concern and truth that they desperately need to hear.  Read More

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