Spiritual Life Coaching – Stones in the Road

Spiritual Life Coaching – Stones in the Road

One of Sue’s friends gave her a dish full of stones at the service for prayer and healing that have now become helpful to me dealing with the process of grief. I talked to my daughter last night and she was feeling the loss most poignantly – she wanted to enjoy the journey of childbirth with her mother. After I texted with her I went to these stones and looked through them once again.

1 Timothy 4:17 “But the Lord stood with me and gave me strength.”

Another simply said, “Inspiration”

Psalm 56:3 “When I am afraid I will put my trust in you.”

Proverbs 17:17  “A friend loves at all times.”

Still another, “Courage”

I share this because the simplest of gifts from Missy has become a profound help to motivate me. I will never really be able to be the rock for Becca that she needs but I realize that God will be.

Mary Chapin Carpenter wrote a song called “Stones in the Road,” and a verse that goes:

Stones in the road
Leave a mark from whence they came
A thousand points of light or shame
Baby, I don’t know

Life is a mystery but like St Paul said, “Faith, hope, and love remain – the greatest is love.” So we live and love as best we can for as long as we can – we leave a mark from whence we came.

Be Well…

About Denny Meyer

I've been a pastor, spiritual director, and spiritual coach and worked with thousands of people over the years. You can find the life the Creator intended for you. Contact me if you want to find out more.
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