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Holidays and the season of grief

How’s everyone doing? A couple days before Christmas it hit me. Honestly? This is the hardest Christmas and season I’ve ever been through.

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Embracing grief

Life is hard. People say it, but who really believes it? Especially an optimist like me. Ah, to be a pessimist and just KNOW that life is going to be hard, and expect it. The Bible says not to be … Continue reading

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Children, loss and grief

(Written Aug 24 2016) I have a dear friend who has been walking with me through this grief. I’ve never had a loss so big before and neither has she. Thankfully we are honest and open enough that she can … Continue reading

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Being a Foster mom and saying goodbye

God brought along 2 little boys for our little family. They are so dear to my heart, but I seriously had NO idea what I was getting into! There’s a ridiculous amount of politics involved. It’s not just taking care … Continue reading

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the testimony of those with the Lord

Today was the funeral and I find myself rather spaced out. I think there’s just something completely draining in every possible way about grief. But what I find so beautiful is that there really IS a difference when the loved … Continue reading

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Grief and JOY

Only GOD can give those two things at the same time. God says ‘blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.’ And I am here to tell you, it’s true. I am not saying that I won’t feel … Continue reading

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life…

…is just like that. I am grieving and in shock and have so few words. I don’t know how or what to say, esp to the family. He was like a father to me, and in my own grief I … Continue reading

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