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Letters to a Daughter in Heaven

After Losing a Child – remembering… Dear Laurie, (C.G. A.L.M.O.T.T.)   I did it again. I was going through some old emails tonight on the computer today, and copying sections for an article I am writing about caretaking Mom, when … Continue reading

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After Losing a Child – Missing my girl

Missing my girl today (You know how it is… something happens and I think, “Oh, I’ve got to tell Laurie that” but when I pick up the phone I remember… and then I was sorting some old pictures of my … Continue reading

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After Losing a Child: Changing my Why to When

Changing my Why to When 391 and 2597 That’s how many times the words WHY and WHEN appear in my most used Bible.   You think I’d get the lesson right there – kind of like I have 1 mouth … Continue reading

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After Losing a Child – All the Pieces of My Life

It is January and the 23rd is Laurie’s birthday. I have no doubt that is why I’ve been feeling the absence of a piece of my heart.   I’ve also been loading the music she played in her car onto … Continue reading

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After Losing A Child – Christmas and New Traditions

Someone is listening. Lots of planning is going on for upcoming events – some is fun to hear, and of course, other things are painful IF/when I focus on what I don’t have rather than what I did have – … Continue reading

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After Losing a Child – Get UP!

“It’s not going so well,” was the honest answer recently from a dad missing his little girl, gone too soon.   My heart breaks with him, and other parents, because I totally get it though I find it hard to … Continue reading

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Years – After Losing a Child – Forever Changed

Days and weeks and months, and yes, years are passing since our daughter went to be with the Lord.   Some things are forever the same.         I am still Mom to two daughters and a son. … Continue reading

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After losing a child…continuing life

Yes, life continues. Sort of.   Family needs continue and are taken care of – some by rote, others purposefully as never before. Memories intervene daily. Joys and sorrows stirred together with salty tears that never fully dry.   Joys … Continue reading

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Some of the Important People in My Life

Whether we realize it our not, there are important people in our lives. Some have likenedthe people journey to a canvas – some people make such an impact in our lives, that they become part of the permanent background.  My … Continue reading

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