3.13.2015

It is important to remember. Even when it hurts.

Some memories are sweet.
Others are sorrowful.
How easy it is to bask in the sweet ... and quickly run from the sorrow.

And yet, Scripture asks us to REMEMBER.
Not the details, the hurt, or the pain ... but the work of the Lord in the midst of each.

Because good or bad, He allows every one.

I know, O Lord, that Your rules are righteous,
and that in faithfulness You have afflicted me. Psalm 119:75

As tomorrow draws near ... the 9th anniversary of the loss of our son Matthew ...

I will remember.

I will remember who God is, how He worked in those dark and dreary days before and after the miscarriage, and how He has used Matthew's life for His glory and for the comfort of other women who suffer the same loss.

My soul is cast down within me;
therefore I remember you
from the land of Jordan and of Hermon,
from Mount Mizar. Psalm 42:6

When my life was fainting away,
I remembered the Lord,
and my prayer came to You,
into Your holy temple. Jonah 2:7

Seek the Lord and His strength;
seek His presence continually.
Remember the wondrous works that He has done,
His miracles and the judgments He uttered. I Chronicles 16:11,12

I will remember the deeds of the LORD; yes, I will remember Your wonders of old. Psalm 77:11

Praise the Lord!
I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart,
in the company of the upright, in the congregation.
Great are the works of the Lord,
studied by all who delight in them.
Full of splendor and majesty is His work,
and His righteousness endures forever.
He has caused His wondrous works to be remembered;
the Lord is gracious and merciful. Psalm 111:1-4

I remember the days of old;
I meditate on all that You have done;
I ponder the work of Your hands.
I stretch out my hands to You;
my soul thirsts for You like a parched land. Psalm 143:5

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