Sherry says it well: “Imagine you continue to take your grief and stuff it inside a Mason jar, tighten the lid and place it on a shelf. Eventually, the jar will break the shelf.” That’s what Sherry found she had been doing. It was time to start dealing with it before the shelf broke.
Resources that helped Sherry:
Bluegrass Care Navigators (formerly known as Hospice of the Bluegrass)
Genesis 16:11 – . . . for the Lord has heard of your misery.
Exodus 3:7 – The Lord said, “I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out . .
Psalms 34:18 – The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
Psalm 23:3 – . . . he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.