I grew up in church, I was baptized, and I called my self a Christian. But what does ‘being a Christian’ mean to you?
I was saved – I did begin a relationship with God at a young age, but I never grew my relationship with God. I read devotions, sometimes the Bible and I did pray though not regularly. My Christianity was more religion than relationship and I’m not sure I recognized that until Monica died.
In grief, I couldn’t see a future or any kind of life beyond my sorrow. That came with questioning and anger. But what I saw in Monica’s sickness was not religion and it changed the worst days of her life to where she told people she was getting stronger as her physical body became weaker.
So, after 4 decades of religion, I began growing a relationship with God. I’ll show you the difference and if you have more religion than relationship, share the power that comes with relationship for your grief journey.
WORD of the Week Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Psalm 23:4
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