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A friend of ours, the wife of a pastor at a church in Colorado, had once told me about something her daughter, Hannah, said when she was three years old. After the morning service was over one Sunday, Hannah tugged on her moms skirt and asked. "Mommy, why do some people in church have lights over their heads and some dont?" At the time, I remember thinking two things: First, I wouldve knelt down and asked Hannah, "Did I have a light over my head? Please say yes!" I also wondered what Hannah had seen, and whether she had seen it because, like my son, she had a childlike faith.
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You might as well tell God what you think. He already knows it anyway.

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When I was angry at God because I couldn't go to my son, hold him, and comfort him, God's son was holding my son in his lap.

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Where are there lots of colors, Colton?" "In Heaven, Dad. That's where all the rainbow colors are!

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The Scripture says that as Jesus gave up his spirit, as he sagged there, lifeless on that Roman cross, God the Father turned his back. I am convined that he did that because if he kept on watching, he couldn't have gone through with it.

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Yeah, she said she just can't wait for you and Daddy to get to heaven. ... From that moment on, the wound from one of the most painful episodes in our lives, losing a child we had wanted very much, began to heal.

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We learned the value of being vulnerable enough to let others be strong for us, to let others bless us. That, it turned out, was a blessing to them as well.

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Jesus has markers.

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If I'd let my mind roll with that boxing metaphor just a little longer, I might've followed it to its logical conclusion: In a boxing match, the fighters absorb some vicious blows because they're ready for them. And usually, the knockout punch is the one they didn't see coming

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Cassie suggested He's Back, but He's No Angel.

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Sometimes laughter is the only way to process tough times

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When God does a miracle somehow you have to respond. When God does things for you - maybe we don't deserve them and we can never really repay God but God really wants us to respond to them. He doesn't want us to stay the same. So, for us to respond to what God has done in our lives is probably the same way he would want anyone to do - "Just tell people what I've done for you and what you've seen and heard." That's what we're doing.

— Todd Burpo

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