Leaning on God's Strength After Losing a Child
Losing a child at any age is one of the most difficult experiences a parent can go through. It is a loss that leaves a deep and lasting impact, and it can be difficult to find comfort and hope during this time.
However, many people find that their faith in God can provide a source of strength and support during their grief.
God's faithfulness is a reminder that He is always with us, even in our darkest moments. Psalm 46:1 says, "God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble." This verse reminds us that no matter what we are facing, God is there to provide us with the strength and support we need.
In times of grief, it can be easy to question God and wonder why He would allow such a terrible thing to happen.
However, it is important to remember that God's ways are not always our ways, and that He has a plan for us that we may not understand.
Isaiah 55:8-9 says, "For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts."
While we may not always understand why things happen, we can trust that God is faithful and will never leave us.
Deuteronomy 31:6 says, "Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you." This verse reminds us that even in the midst of our grief, God is with us and will never leave us alone.
Another way that God shows His faithfulness during times of loss is through the support and love of His people.
When we are grieving, the love and support of others can make all the difference. Whether it is through a kind word, a comforting hug, or a listening ear, the support of others can provide a much-needed source of comfort and strength.
Losing a child is a devastating experience, but today we can find comfort in knowing that God is faithful and will never leave us.
Through His presence, His Word, and the support of His people, we can trust that He will provide us with the strength and support we need to get through each day.
This article is written by Mother of Wilde founder, Moria Rooney. Moria is a wife and mother of three. She has a passion for ministering to others and sharing the love of Christ. After her son was born still, she felt a calling to serve others and to spread the word of God, and eventually decided to pursue a career in ministry. Her focus is reaching bereaved parents and families in need. Mother of Wilde offers hope, prayer, biblical encouragement, and remembrance memorials to those that have experienced pregnancy, stillbirth or child loss.