Grief

Random Ramblings on the Journey

Filed in Charles, Christian Walk, Grief, Life by on June 11, 2017 0 Comments
Random Ramblings on the Journey

When Charles and I were at the beginning of our relationship and trying to make plans to meet, some things came up that made me believe it wasn’t going to happen. And I was devastated. I was so upset as I drove home from clinicals and I felt the only place I could go was […]

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Rain, Rainbows and a Harvest

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Rain, Rainbows and a Harvest

“Cause what if your blessings come through rain drops? What if Your healing comes through tears? What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You’re near? What if trials of this life are Your mercies in disguise?” Blessings by Laura Story When I was at my brother’s house, we went to […]

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Layers of God’s Faithfulness

Filed in answered prayers, Encouragement, faith, Grace, Grief by on May 20, 2017 0 Comments
Layers of God’s Faithfulness

There are many layers to being a single parent and even more so, a single mother. Layers that I had never thought through or expected. It’s more than just getting through the day to day tasks. It’s all aspects of living life on your own. When Charles died there are many things that I “lost” […]

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A Grief Not Wasted and a New Life Found

Filed in answered prayers, Charles, Christian Walk, faith, Grief, Jesus by on May 17, 2017 1 Comment
A Grief Not Wasted and a New Life Found

One of my greatest concerns was that this time of grieving that I knew I had to go through would be wasted on just “me.” I knew and had been told that grieving is a process and much of that process does involve focusing on yourself and the Lord and getting through all of the […]

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What are your “all things?”

Filed in Charles, Encouragement, faith, Grace, Grief, Life by on May 5, 2017 0 Comments
What are your “all things?”

We got a call on our wedding day that our house alarm was going off. My Houston instincts kicked into high gear but after the sheriff’s department went to check it out, a door had just blown open! That was good… except that the door kept blowing open for the next 2 weeks until we […]

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Even When You Don’t

Even When You Don’t

Mercy Me has a song called “Even If.” There are so many powerful lyrics that resonate with my life – “But even if You don’t, My hope is You alone.” Except that instead of even “if” I have been in a season of “even when.”

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Goodbyes and Hellos

Goodbyes and Hellos

I will never forget the first Sunday that we left church at the Thai seminary and Beau, Patrick (my summer missionary partners) and I walked across the way to Jim and Judy’s house. After being at church since early that morning and doing breakfast, Sunday school, ESL outreach classes, and a church service it was […]

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A List of Reasons

Filed in Charles, Christian Walk, Grief, marriage by on February 19, 2017 0 Comments
A List of Reasons

It’s been 3 months. I randomly came across this list of reasons I wrote last March of why I loved him but never had a chance to finish or share … There were so many countless reasons to love Charles – he was just special.  1. I love that he thinks wearing pajamas all day […]

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