my last post, I've been healing from a miscarriage, an experience that probably scars my heart more than my body at this point. It brought about a lot of soul-searching, prayer and some very difficult days. And in the midst of it all, there were things I read, that comforted me a lot.
My friend Jessalyn over at Desiring Virtue knows this place of hurt and healing, and her story moved me the first time I read it,and inspires me now. Her reflections on prayer in the wake of having gone through miscarriage also gave me great comfort and reassurance in my own prayer life.
And if you search through other Christian websites, many other wonderful women have walked this path before and I have found a number of helpful testimonies and devotionals. This post from At the Well was a good resource as well.
I mentioned before that I found it helpful to read and meditate upon Scripture. Psalms especially spoke to my soul, and in addition to reading my Bible, I appreciated some of the art I found here. A word of caution - there can be some unsavory things on Tumblr at times, so explore with discernment.
And there was music. My brother sent me this song because he thought the lyrics would speak to me even if it wasn't my usual style of music. And it did - in some ways this one was a psalm of comfort in modern language - a cry to God of anguish and a hymn of thanksgiving for His faithfulness, both of which I feel keenly.
And what about you? What have you found comforting in times of loss?