Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Unknown

The LORD is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18

The grave itself is but a covered bridge,Leading from light to light, through a brief darkness! Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. I Corinthians 15:57



Nothing but encouragement can come to us as we dwell upon the faithful dealing of our Heavenly Father in centuries gone by. Faith in God has not saved people from hardships and trials, but it has enabled them to bear tribulations courageously and to emerge victoriously.” Lee Roberson

But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. I Corinthians 13:57


For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity. ~William Penn

When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come to pass: “Death has been swallowed up in victory.” I Corinthians 15:54


From our perspective we see death as unanswered prayer. But from His eternal viewpoint that is the ultimate answer – total healing. perfected faith. & eternal life.

Around the Bend by By Rosemary Hines

But when this perishable will have put on the imperishable, and this mortal will have put on immortality, then will come about the saying that is written, “DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP in victory.

I Corinthians 15:54


In the end, It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln

“O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?”  The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law; but thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ . . . 2 Corinthians 15: 56,57

Sorrow, defeat & victory

We have no right to ask when sorrow comes, “Why did this happen to me?” unless we ask the same question for every moment of happiness that comes our way.  ~Author Unknown

Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.  ~Edwin Markham


“The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.”– Helen Keller

“In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage. In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.”–
Robert Collier

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