Choosing our response
Last updated 11/13/2008 at Noon
Last Wednesday I had a heart-felt conversation with one of our church members. She felt angry with God because a young friend of hers suddenly became a widow. It seemed so unjust because her friend had two small children, is a worship leader and lives a good God-centered life.
All I could do to comfort her was to draw on my own experience living as a widow these past thirteen years. I lost my sweet husband, our home, our dogs had to be given away and we went without hot water or heat for two years. My net worth once was one dollar and a frozen chicken. And, my – was I an emotional mess....