1. Carson Wayne Bird, father of Chad Bird, died on October 31. He was eighty-one years old. At a small, family gathering on November 4, Chad spoke these words to his mom, sister, and the other family members of Carson, who gathered to mourn and remember this beloved child of God.
  2. Waiting on God can seem like slow motion torture sometimes.
  3. The fact is this: we all are going to die. Whether we are rich or poor, foolish or wise, we will all pass away.
  4. Part of the journey involves seasons of affliction, and during those times it is easy to feel separated from God, even rejected by our God