Loss

Loss can be devastating, whether it be a loved one, career, financial security, dignity, or relationships. Loss is an inevitable part of life, but the grieving process can help us grow and eventually heal. We hope that you find encouragement and endurance for your journey here.

Cancer

My Most Unexpected Treasure

October 22, 2014

Trust God from the bottom of your heart;don’t try to figure out everything on your own.Listen for God’s voice in everything you do,everywhere you go;H...

Grief

Under the Pressure of Suffering

January 22, 2014

A healthy spirit conquers adversity, but what can you do when the spirit is crushed? PROVERBS 18:14 (THE MESSAGE) If we live long enough – broken bodi...

Depression

Me? Depressed?

October 7, 2012

Lord, have mercy, because I am in misery. My eyes are weak from so much crying, and my whole being is tired from grief. PSALM 31:9 (NCV) WORDS OF KING...

Discovering Who I Am

Admitting My Weakness

September 11, 2012

So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. That’s why I take pleasure in my weaknesses, and in th...

Discovering Who I Am

Step Two-Move Onward

August 28, 2012

I’m not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out...

Discovering Who I Am

Step One-Facing Past Pain & Loss

August 21, 2012

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: … a time to mourn … ECCLESIASTES 3:1,4 When I look back on my life – dis...

Anxiety

Run With Perseverance: Loosen Your Grip

February 29, 2012

Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. ...

Anger

Next Steps: Receive Support From Others

December 15, 2011

Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls...

Cancer

God Understands

February 13, 2011

He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering. Like one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we es...

Depression

Facing the Pain of Our Losses

February 6, 2011

The only way to heal from the pain of losses suffered is to go through the pain. There’s no way around it. We can stuff it. We can dodge it. But...

Articles

Endurance Through Identity Loss

February 2, 2011

by Dave Dravecky All I had ever done was play baseball. So when I lost my pitching arm, I lost a lot more too—my career, my position and my sense of i...

Depression

When a Friend Suffer a Loss of Identity

January 18, 2011

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Isaiah 40:1 When we face a loss of identity, we don’t need someone to give us a list of “right ...

Healing

Who Am I Now?

January 7, 2011

The surgeon’s work completed, my arm and what it was capable of doing was gone forever. All of a sudden, I found myself in no-man’s land. ...

Cancer

Assessing the Damage After the Storm

January 7, 2011

My days have passed, my plans are shattered, and so are the desires of my heart. Job 17:11 At what she calls “the naive age of 20,” Sally ...

Endurance Resources

These resources share some of the best answers and sources of inspiration we’ve found that have touched our hearts and comforted thousands. Endurance resources are available in English and may be purchased for personal, educational or religious use; all proceeds benefit Endurance. We currently ship materials to addresses within the U.S. and Canada.

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Anger

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