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Turn your eyes upon Jesus

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in God and Faith, Holidays, Hope, Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s so easy to turn our blame upon Jesus. Our disappointments, un-met expectations, A N G E R.  Don’t get me wrong; He can handle it, but when we are too busy building up walls between ourselves & Him, we are blocking His ability to walk with us through the darkness… Our adversary loves nothing more than when we only turn our...

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Not your typical Christmas card.

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Holidays, My Journey | 3 comments

I recently read a blog post about Christmas cards. Not your typical Christmas card with perfectly posed and smiling children but a card when someone in your family is missing. Just yesterday my mom was giving me a hard time because I didn’t do Christmas cards this year, I was well intentioned, but to be honest I didn’t know how. Of course I know how to...

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Christmas with grief.

Posted by on Dec 23, 2014 in Grief, Holidays | 8 comments

Christmas with  grief.   Most people don’t like to address such sorrow during a time meant for so much joy. But it’s there, the pain, the ache, the heartbreak. You can’t ignore or tuck away the obvious & fresh absence of that missing loved one, in my case, my son. When someone you love passes away and the holiday season...

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Happy ‘He IS Risen’ weekend

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in God and Faith, Holidays | 1 comment

Yesterday I wore my locket.. My locket with my beautiful little man’s picture in it.. Every single time I looked down yesterday that locket was open with his sweet face staring back at me… The magnet still functions, but yesterday it seemed as though it didn’t want to. That’s okay with me. Each time I see Will’s face I am...

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Posted by on Dec 26, 2013 in Grief, Holidays, My Journey, Uncategorized | 4 comments

As I sat in Christmas Eve service on Tuesday night, my heart just felt torn. I held 2 unlit candles in my hands, awaiting the lighting portion of the service. I just can’t leave Will out. My heart leaped for Joy as the pastor spoke of John 3:16 and the Gift God gave us, in his Son, Jesus Christ. My mind envisioned my life before my relationship with...

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