A Weeping Christian: When Faith and Grief Collide

A blog by Kimberly Crumby


Final Hours

On this day six years ago, we knew we were most likely spending our final hours here on earth with our daughter. Even now, there are times when I still don’t quite believe it happened, but there’s always a harsh return to reality. I remember being so frightened- almost to the point of not being able […]

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The Sting of Death

“In a moment, in the twinkling of any eye… death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?”. I Corinthians 15:52, 54-55 We all have verses that are especially close to our hearts. I really hold tightly to those God-breathed words that remind me this isn’t […]

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The Wilting Fighter

Today was the day. I didn’t even see it coming. The day that brought my wilting. You would think, by now, I would have enough perspective that some things would just not get to me. And sometimes, I do. Today, it was insurance that got me. Or rather, lack of it. I won’t carry on […]

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In Between (5 Minute Friday)

Another 5 Minute Friday…just a day late. And I’m not feeling guilty or apologizing that I didn’t do this yesterday. In Between I’m really not a fan of being in between. On the cusp. In no-man’s land. I don’t feel comfortable or in control there. But I have learned that God will always bring me […]

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Another 5 Minute Friday post… Brave Brave is saying yes when you really, really, REALLY want to say no. Especially when your heart has been broken by saying yes.   When a heart has been completely shattered and carefully mended by God more than once, it can become so easy to guard it…hide it…seal it. But that […]


Chihuahua of Fear

“Fear hangs out right next to whatever it is you’re most called to do. That means the closer you get to your calling, the louder fear sounds. Keep going–fear is a chihuahua that sounds like a Doberman.” — You’re Made for a God-sized Dream, Chapter Five Dear Chihuahua of Fear, I have some things I’d […]