Tag Archives: after losing a child.
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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