I had a wonderful day with E!
After fighting for a year to get family to let her live near me, she moved here in July. The transfer was hard at first. New apartment, new town, new staff, new friends, new routine. Then she broke her arm. The move is what she wanted, but it hasn't been easy.
We've been trying to do little things - an outing here, some shopping there - to help her get more comfortable in her new hometown. She's settling in and adjusting. She's made a few friends at the Assisted Living Read more [...]
Our seventh Thanksgiving without Andrew.
I miss him.
I still have days when the grief takes my breath away. But those days are rare and far between. The missing is more of a dull ache than searing pain.
His name is mentioned. His siblings remember. His friends remember. We remember.
But even if no one remembered him, his name is written in God’s Book of Life, never to be erased. He will never be in my home again, but he is Home. He is living in the presence of Christ.
Some day I will join Read more [...]
I had surgery Wednesday to remove a benign mass in my right submandibular salivary gland. When I awoke in recovery I was disappointed. For a moment I was disappointed that I did not wake up in heaven.
This world is not my home. My citizenship is in heaven and I eagerly await our Savior’s return. Until then, I have work to do here on earth, good work that God prepared in advance for me to do.
Yes, I was momentarily disappointed.
Then I was reminded that God is my creator. He is the potter and Read more [...]
Springtime! I love seeing all the new growth and new life on our property. Flowers blooming. Trees budding. Animals enjoying sunshine and warmer days. I'm especially loving the birds I see at our feeder and around our pond this spring.
Blue birds. I love seeing blue birds. Except blue jays. They are mean. Ron's grandmother told her boys they were never to use their B.B. guns to shoot bird for fun. Except blue jays. She hated them. They picked on the song birds she loved so much. Her grandsons Read more [...]
Today I am grateful for
Large mixing bowl
The Accident happened on August 12, 2013. Because of the late time and remote location, they were declared Read more [...]