Posts Tagged ‘loss’

Facing Christmas after Losing a Loved One

The holiday season is supposed to be a time of joy and peace, but that isn’t always the case. It’s especially hard when Christmas brings up the pain of losing a loved one. That’s the case with Stephenie who shared her Hot Mess story with John from Rock House Center. Stephenie’s Story: Three years ago, I lost my absolute best friend to suicide. It was a week before I was coming home to visit for the… … Continue reading

Hear How a Tragic Miscarriage Inspired Citizen Way’s New Song

Ben said everything changed for him when his 8 year old daughter Ava said, ” You know why they can’t find the baby’s heartbeat? Because they already gave it to Jesus.” “When I’m With You” is the new song from Citizen Way inspired by a heartbreaking miscarriage that the lead singer Ben Calhoun’s family experienced. Hearing Ben share about how God was faithful even during the hardest season of their life, makes the lyrics to his… … Continue reading

Her Husband Passed Away at the Worst Time, but God Was There in a Song.

Kathy’s story is what WAY-FM is all about. She sat down to tell us how WAY-FM is helping her get through one of the most difficult times in her life. She says, “About 6 months ago, my husband of 30 years passed away. My whole family was there for the wedding and it just happened that he lost his battle with cancer at the same time. He passed away on a Monday, my daughter was… … Continue reading

Remembering Robin Williams

I think it’s really sad for comedians cause they spend a lot of time tortured and they’re supposed to be funny and everything’s supposed to be a joke and supposed to be fine. But most of them, deep down inside, they’re a mess. And that’s kind of me. I’ve always feared getting happy, because the comedy comes from the pain. But then I did start to get happy cause God changed me. I wish Robin… … Continue reading

How Do You Respond When Things Are Broken?

The guys from The Afters looked around at one point in their career and felt overwhelmed by all the loss and hurt in the world. Have you ever been there? School shootings, natural disasters, death in the family, sickness… It’s everywhere. The band couldn’t stop thinking about the story of Job in the Bible. The guy lost literally everything he owned, but in the midst of his pain, he dropped to his knees and praised… … Continue reading

What to Do When You Lose It All

In the middle of a rising music career, Josh Calhoun from Citizen Way lost his voice. Yeah, you read that right. The thing Josh absolutely loved to do and was trying to make a career out of suddenly vanished. He went through a time when he wasn’t allowed to talk or make a sound at all for 5 weeks. In the silence, he was forced to listen to what God had been trying to teach… … Continue reading

E-MESS: I lost my daughter

I’m sorry to bother you with this selfish question. My only child, 27 years old, died 9/9/13 due to medical malpractice. In FL the only ones that can sue for malpractice are spouses and dependent children. My daughter had neither so the doctor got away with it. My daughter was handicapped since birth and my best friend. I’m trying my best to keep functioning, but it’s not working. I miss a lot of work days,… … Continue reading

E-MESS: Hate for God

Hello Wally and crew I am writing you because I’m full of hate for God. I recently gave birth to my daughter. She was still born at 2lb. This is the hardest thing I’ve ever gone through and it’s making my heart fill with hate. I don’t want to lose my faith but day by day I feel it slipping away as i drift darker and darker into depression. My husband and I can’t hardly… … Continue reading

E-MESS: I lost everything

Wally: I am unemployed, lost the house, used up the retirement fund, and am about to exhaust all savings. I hear the segments about God knowing what your going through and I hear it in the songs and to be perfectly honest I find no comfort it in. Knowing He is with me doesn’t or hasn’t to date alleviated the feelings of failure and guilt that I have for letting my family down. It’s crushing… … Continue reading