Healing Words in the Emptiness of Tragedy

I’m deeply grateful for the open doors to share our story and the hope and healing I pray readers receive through it. Over the last couple of months I’ve been given the honor of being a guest on a few different sites. I’m looking forward to sharing them with you.

Here is one of them—a piece I wrote for Susan Greenwood’s site, Not of Myself. I met Susan attending a speaker/writer conference last year. I hope you hop on over to her site to read the article and peak around to see all the wonderful contributions Susan is making through her online home.

Thank you for allowing me to share with you and for being a part of our online family here!  ❤ Heather

“Don’t talk to Schultz like that,” my bossy three-year old self snapped at my six foot four inch three hundred pound father after he scolded our beagle dog for causing a near fall.  Granted, when tall people fall, they have a long way to go, which understandably, could have been bad.  But Dad’s response seemed completely unjust to me and I didn’t have any hesitation expressing it.

While that very early encounter of expressing myself so naturally may appear as a simple scenario in needing to correct a child, it was actually much more.  The minor incident was an indication of how well I connected with my feelings and how effective I was in being able to communicate them.  This was a critical component in the days that lie ahead.

……….Read The Rest of The Story at NotofMyself.com

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2 thoughts on “Healing Words in the Emptiness of Tragedy

  1. Every word you share, every detail and hurt you have experienced, is proof positive of Gods mighty healing power and the gift of life in Him that you have chosen to share with everyone you come in contact with. I had to read this one out loud to Ronny this evening so that I could share with him how our God works so mightily in the midst of tragedy and pain. Thanks Heather for your WORDS, they are truly a gift from God….I am so honored to call you my sister…blessings and hugs sweet girl!

    • Gayle!
      Can’t say it enough, “bless you!!!” Your words are always so sweet and nourishing to my heart! I pray this post was just the dose of encouragement the Lord intended to give when He composed it in my heart. So thankful to be able to share it with you and Ronny!!! ❤️

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