Tag Archives: comfort

But It Is Good For Me To Be Near God

Reproach has broken my heart, and it cannot be healed; * I looked for sympathy, but there was none, for comforters, but I could find no one. They gave me gall to eat, * and when I was thirsty, they … Continue reading

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Peace Be With You

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Blue Christmas

It’s not a cheery Christmas for me this year. And I’m quite aware that I’m not alone with that.  But it’s still true that God is with us. That God came as a little child, vulnerable and dependent on the … Continue reading

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With You

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This Night and Always

I remembered just now that there are religious orders in which there is always someone praying, 24/7. I take consolation from this. I rest, knowing that I am being held up to God by the love and prayers of another human … Continue reading

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God With Us, God For Us

In the midst of a hard few days, I give thanks for this beautiful place of welcome. God with us, and God for us.

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Beauty

Beauty is comfort. Comfort means “with strength”. Beauty helps against loneliness, in any kind of struggle we have to fight on our own. It’s enough to survive on when there isn’t much else to hold on to. I find.

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