Tag Archives: Loss of a Child

Blessings from the Valley

Reflecting back on these past six years has granted me the awareness of the blessings I have received in the wake of tragedy. If I were to apply general human insight in attempts to define true blessings, I would be … Continue reading

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The Weights We Carry

My precious Angel Girl went to be with the Lord five years ago today. It seems like yesterday, and yet it seems a lifetime ago—how can this be? It is strange how time has its own agenda when it comes … Continue reading

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A Precious Gift Received…

The gift of life is a gift, and there is no obligation for repayment. If willing, gratitude arises and that appreciation serves as sufficient compensation. I received a precious gift twenty years ago bundled up and anointed Angelica Rae my Angel … Continue reading

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It’s Been 3 Years…

As I sit here, I reflect on these past few years and the culmination of the years that brought me to the great divide—that unmistakable point in my journey when everything changed. This review exposes the man I was and … Continue reading

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Newtown Tragedy

My prayers go out to the children, families and all that have been effected by this tragedy, and as a bystander, I am deeply effected. As I think of these events, it is impossible for me to wrap my head … Continue reading

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My Thankful Everything

In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (1 Thess. 5:18) In the wake of tragedy, this passage can easily appear blurred and unapproachable. As for the obvious blessings in life, a … Continue reading

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The Compassion of Community

Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ. (Gal. 6:2) There is a vital responsibility that is ignited in a believer of Christ. This mission is born and nourished through community and the coming together … Continue reading

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