Saturday, January 23, 2010

Love Them Like Jesus

Thank you for responding to my last post. It will be amazing to see what God does in the months ahead. We are not planning to sell the hankies, but through donations made mail them to special mommies who have lost a child. It may be a little while before thing get in motion, but if you know of someone who has lost a child, please, email me their info.
We are working on the finishing touches, and I am hoping to post a picture of one soon. It isn't about mailing a hankie, but it is about loving on these parents who are experiencing one of the worst kinds of pain. We want to let them know about the joy that will help them through the storm and hold them.

I heard this song the morning I decided the name would be Joy in the Morning, and I knew that this was exactly what I wanted to do. Although I don't know the details, I know that I want to love them like Jesus.

Thank you, Casting Crowns, for writing so many songs that has pointed me to Jesus in the last two years. This is a section of their song "Love them like Jesus".

The gifts lie in wait, in a room painted blue
Little blessing from Heaven would be there soon
Hope fades in the night, blue skies turn to grey
As the little one slips away

You’re holding their hand, you’re straining for words
You’re trying to make sense of it all
They’re desperate for hope, darkness clouding their view
They’re looking to you

Just love them like Jesus, carry them to Him
His yoke is easy, His burden is light
You don’t need the answers to all of life’s questions
Just know that He loves them and stay by their side
Love them like Jesus

1 comment:

  1. Dear Julie,
    I think your idea is amazing to start this organization for these moms. I wanted to tell you about a mom who last March was pregnant with 6 babies and lost all 6 of them. They came to mind when you mentioned this organization you are starting and though they didn't get to spend a day with their children the sadness and grief are still there. Here is a link to their blog. I just thought you might be interested. They live in columbia, sc.


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