Holding Onto Hope

Hope- it’s what we live for and breath in. Hope- it’s what gets us up in the morning, when our bodies just want to give up and never see the light of day again. Hope- it’s what takes my thoughts from the grass beside my husband’s grave that imagines my grave and on it “she died from a broken heart” …

To Feel not Fill

When going through great loss whether of relationships, dreams, hopes, or realities, the human body doesn’t want to feel the great hurt it’s experiencing. Oftentimes, we attempt to fill that emptiness  with addictions or with what can seem like “good” things by themselves, like good food, social media, friendships, busyness or many other things just to fill the great pain …

BIG Announcement

Right after my husband went to be with the Lord I was sitting on the front porch talking with my brother Tim and telling him how I was feeling and what I felt like the Lord was doing through this great hurt. He encouraged me to write it down and we prayed if it was the Lord will that He …

A Wake Up Call

I dreamed of you last night. Everything was familiar about you, you were in good health, good humor and so strikingly handsome. Everything was attractive about you, just like I remember. Then in my dream you started withering before my eyes, you were sick and we knew it wouldn’t be long till you would be in eternity. I sat by …

Our Anniversary

Today would have been our 5 year anniversary, I had no idea when we talked about forever together that it would only mean 4 earthly years. We never had an opportunity to go to dinner on our anniversary that I remember, every year on that date you were serving at elementary camp pouring eternal truth into 5th grade boys. I …