AuthorsDen.com   Join | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Liana Margiva, iHank Nuwer, iA. Colin Wright, iTygo Lee, iTianna Xander, iNicholas Coe, iOdin Roark, i

  Home > Inspirational > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Keith John Paul Horcasitas

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Success story
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· 241 Titles
· 104 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Apr, 2008

Keith John Paul Horcasitas, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The Devil's Avenger
by Burton Wolfe

The Devil's Avenger is the only authentic biography of Anton Szandor LaVey, founder of the Church of Satan...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Offbeat Travel: Exploring the unexpected and mysterious
by Wayne Anderson

Come join me in exploring some offbeat places. Descend with me into a catacomb in Plaermo where 8,000 bodies, dressed in their finest, await to be the first to welcome C..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



   Recent articles by
Keith John Paul Horcasitas

• Music of Life
• Life / Death / Hospice / Breath
• Confession Kept Private & Sacred
• St. Pope John Paul II THE GREAT – A Man & SAINT For All Seasons
• Easter Revival Gardens - Pope John Paul II and Pope John XIII Canonizations
• Zen Class - Dancing and Praying Outside the Box
• Ten Commandments
• Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus UPDATED
• Fishing, Family, Faith & Skin Cancer
• Losing My Wallet, FINDING My Soul
• Good Samaritan Account Revisited (Luke 10: 25-37)
• Pope Francis & the Beatitudes
           >> View all

Battle of the Seasons: Seasoned For Suffering / Grinding Grief
by Keith John Paul Horcasitas   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Saturday, April 04, 2015
Posted: Saturday, April 04, 2015

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan


A look at the "Seasons of Life" that are difficult to deal with at times / reaching out to God through others for comfort and support.

Pic: Public Domain

At times, life can seem like a "battle of the seasons," as my wife recently told me.

With many of us preparing for the joys of Easter, it is a sober reminder during this Holy Week of Passover and Good Friday of the many trials we all can face any time in our faith/life walks, whatever they may be.

Many years ago when my wife was going through some difficult life storms, she coined the following terms: "Seasoned For Suffering" and "Grinding Grief."

Here's a song that I was recently inspired by the Holy Spirit to write, using my wife's terms, which I'll be using in an upcoming presentation on "Grief and Mindfulness," highlighting Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD's "Handbook for Companioning the Mourner - Eleven Essential Principles."

This song relates to what many of are experiencing in this battle of the seasons - the harshness of what suffering entails and also the hope which we can all share in being there for one another for every season of our lives (I hope to eventually do a YouTube of the song.):

Seasoned For Suffering

by Keith & Maria Horcasitas
March 19, 2015

1. We're Seasoned, for Suffering
It's Grinding me, Deeply into Grief

1st Refrain: How can I take this Pain?
It always seems like Rain!
When will this ever Change?
How can I Rearrange? (Repeat)

2. We're walking along, with the Mourner Crying Out!
Nothing to Figure Out, Humbled by All of Our Doubt!

2nd Refrain: I'm at the End of My Rope
With You I'm clinging to Hope
The Mystery of Life
When Love Cuts Like a Knife

We may not understand
We'll Try, and Let's Hold Hands
It Frees Us from Despair
Thank God that Someone Cares!"

Interlude / 1st Refrain     



Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!






Life Goes On, A Skeptic's Afterlife Education by John Weiss

This is a true account of a series of profound afterlife experiences that taught me many fascinating things about a very wide range of subjects including, the origins of Christiani..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Eban's World: The Colors of Change by Dr. Ronald Bissell

"Eban's World: The Colors of Change shows you how one person can change their world...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.