Tag: grief

Grief

I miss my mom. I cry every day. It gets a little easier, but I don’t know if I want it to be easier. I am able to listen to some of her voicemails on my phone over the past year. There is one when she is singing Happy Birthday to me. She is laughing…. Read More ›

For My Mother

“Therefore, stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour.” – Matthew 25:13 My mother recently became very ill. She lived alone 1600 miles away from me. When my brother visited her and discovered her in a confused state, he called an ambulance. She was admitted to the hospital. Eventually she returned home… Read More ›

Our Hearts Will Rejoice

So you also are now in anguish. But I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you. – John 16:22 The present time is certainly a time of anguish and grief. So many deaths from this pandemic. So many separations as family members cannot… Read More ›

Love Each Other Through the Pain

I was wondering how to say it. I wanted to be clear and concise. I wanted to express my feelings about Orlando. But I couldn’t find the words. Orlando. The city that was once just a sleepy town. Innocent lives lost. And no answer to that question we all ask. Why? I do not want… Read More ›

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