Monthly Archives: August 2013

trail of faith

Why do people say that my memories will bring comfort? Right now, they don’t. They bring pain and most often, tears. I suppose I should be grateful for the memories but right now I find myself trying to distract my … Continue reading

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listen and believe

This story is from months ago.  Truth be told, it happened only days after we lost Grant.  But I have not been able to record it here, until now.  This memory, this story, this testimony is precious to me, and … Continue reading

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the wrong thing to say

I hesitate to post this.  And I wouldn’t if so many of you hadn’t asked. It feels awkward and could appear self serving. But after I posted this “Ten Things Bereaved Parents Wish You Knew” I had so many folks … Continue reading

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108

108 days…108 days, three and a half months ago, my life changed forever.  I thought I would be further along by now.  I’m not quite sure why? And what does “further along” even look like?  I’m not sure of that … Continue reading

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but then

The other night my 19 year old son and I were struggling.  It comes without warning. You think you’re doing well, and then something reminds you of Grant, and you’re immediately overwhelmed with sadness, grief, longing. We cried, we shared … Continue reading

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first love

Is Christ my first love? I thought He was. I have proclaimed He was many times. But in light of Grant’s death, I sometimes now wonder?  This loss has made me re-examine my affections. Philippians 3:8 Indeed, I count everything … Continue reading

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contentment

Contentment.  Is it possible for me to be content in this situation?  It seems impossible, but God’s word teaches I can learn to be content in every circumstance. Philippians 4:11-13  I have learned in whatever situation I am to be … Continue reading

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