That wonderful time of year … for many.
But for some, when it seems like the rest of world
is celebrating Merry and Bright lives,
you feel overwhelmed and alone in the dark.
When holidays are hard, take heart.
God is with you.
Marilyn* watched her husband pick at his dinner.
“I need to tell you something,” he said without looking up.
There was a long pause before he continued.
As she waited, she imagined all sorts of things.
Maybe he’d lost his job.
Maybe something had happened with one of the kids.
Maybe he was sick.