How can we hear the voice of God in the midst of the storms of life? In the loudness of the current pandemic and pandemonium that has shut down the planet, we must find a place of stillness, of silence, of rest. What might God be saying to us and on a more personal note, to you?
Scripture References and Others - 2 Chronicles 7:14; the Book of Job (emphasis Chapters 38 - 42); Psalm 32:8; Psalm 46:10; Psalm 139; Habukkuk 2:20; Matthew 11:28-30; Romans 3:23; 1 Corinthians 3:16; 2 Corinthians 5:17; 2 Corinthians 10:3-6
Recommended Musical Selections - "I Surrender All" (Instrumental Version) from CD "Soothing Touch - A Spa for Your Soul" by Renee Hill Carter CD available at www.reneehillcarter.com; MP3 Available at Amazon
"My Soul is Anchored" by Douglas Miller (YouTube)
The year 2020 has been quite a year. Who would have anticipated this new reality? What do we desire, want and need for this year to come to an end and usher in 2021 with a different rhythm? What do we need to breathe easy and dance to a different tune?
This episode speaks to the issue of suicide and the grief that ensues. Statistics reveal a ramping up of the occurrence of this death event. Written from a Christian perspective, the principles, the wisdom, the attempt at understanding suicide that is presented here is common to all human beings. Regardless of your faith, religion, philosophy or personal beliefs, the pain, the grief and loss that accompanies the thought of, the event of and then the result of suicide are the same.
Links and other resources on the topic of suicide mentioned in this episode are available here:
www.reneehillcarter.com (What About Me book and Study Guide also available at Amazon)
https://www.releasemydream.com/what-about-me (The What About MasterClass Experience)
The Holy Bible: Psalm 139
Podcast: What About Me Podcast https://anchor.fm/renee-carter6 Monthly financial support is welcomed.
In recognition of National Grief Awareness Day, we discuss the Discharge Summary from our surgical procedure in Episode 4, "Total Recall." Grief and Loss and the post-op treatment plan, A.C.T. are explored.
Visit reneehillcarter.com for more information about the book, What About Me? Staying Healthy and Whole While You're Helping Others. I encourage you to read Chapter 7, "A Paradigm Shift" for more on grief and loss. The poem, "Dirge of Grief" that is mentioned is found following this chapter.
For a free e-book about the Myths of Grief and more, go to www.griefrecoverymethod.com.
I welcome your feedback, your comments and more discussion. Please contact me at email@example.com.
As we continue our inward journey, I've invited Dr. Howard Thurman to be our Spiritual Director as we confront our selves, honestly.
For more information on What About Me? visit www.reneehillcarter.com
This "now" is probably not what we expected on this leg of the journey. If the feelings that this unexpected detour of life are uncomfortable, dizzying and even somewhat painful, stop by and sit awhile.