Tag: losing a child

Discoveries of Faith – Shepherded and Sheilded

The fourth verse I found was Psalm 23 – The Shepherd’s Psalm   Typical teen, I wanted to be part of the crowd. A sheep. But I wanted to be special too – loved enough if I was lost that the fully armored Shepherd… Continue Reading “Discoveries of Faith – Shepherded and Sheilded”

After Losing a Child – Healing Lessons from Swallows

A friend recently gave me a lovely pair of earrings – some type of bird. She said she felt God wanted me to have them, but had no clue why or what the symbolism of them would be.   We asked those in the… Continue Reading “After Losing a Child – Healing Lessons from Swallows”

After Losing A Child – Does time heal?  

Short answer – no, not really.  Long answer – partially – perspective alters, prayer cries are automatic, thought control kicks in faster, life goes on because it does, not because you want it to, and because you learn to separate your public and private… Continue Reading “After Losing A Child – Does time heal?  “

After Losing a Child – Remembering Gifts from my Child

Yes, there are particular gifts – birthday, Christmas, Anniversary, Mother’s Day, etc. that  my missing child, Laurie gave to me that bring special memories, as do the gifts from my other children, Cheri and Kevin.   As Mother’s Day approaches I am thankful for… Continue Reading “After Losing a Child – Remembering Gifts from my Child”

After Losing a Child – Creating a Living Memory

Imagine hearing your neighbor died. You went to his burial so you know it was real. And then you hear: Lazarus is back. He’s alive! Our Lazarus Experiment group is revisiting the Biblical story, and from Easter on out, for 40 days experiment how… Continue Reading “After Losing a Child – Creating a Living Memory”

After Losing a Child – Trying to Fight the Battle (Alone)

It’s hard when you have difficulty understanding what your spouse, relative or friend is  going through, and it is hard knowing they don’t or can’t understand what you are feeling. My daughter we lost once wrote me that she felt that same way –… Continue Reading “After Losing a Child – Trying to Fight the Battle (Alone)”

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