As a young child, I learned to say grace by bowing my head and repeating these
words:     

     "God is great, God is good, let us thank Him for our food."

Even in the worse times of grief and sorrow, these same principles still apply.

God is great. He is made even greater in our trials if we trust Him and allow Him
to work in our lives. Sometimes it's hard to lift our eyes above our sorrow, but He is
always there waiting for our eyes to meet His.  He eagerly waits for us to place our
sorrow in His hands, and to allow Him to carry our burdens.

God is good. He wants to shower us with His goodness and His mercy. We only
have to ask Him, and place our complete trust in Him, and He will pour out
showers of blessings even in our darkest days.

Let us thank Him. In all things, give thanks. Easy to do if you've just won the
lottery, difficult to say the least when you've just lost the light of your life. This
prayer of thanks can be done with tears streaming, but in giving thanks, we
acknowledge His greatness, His goodness, and His omnicience. As a result, we
will discover His miraculous peace and a strength that will carry us through the
difficult days.

From all of us at
Rainbow Faith, we pray that you will find that strength and
peace, and we hope that the words written at this website will be a source of
gentle encouragement and hope for you during this difficult time. May God bless
each of you this very day, in a way that you will know it is indeed His blessing. ~
A Simple Prayer
©  Ferna Lary Mills
Rainbow Faith, words of Inspiration, Faith & Hope for the bereaved.
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