Luminescent

Where do I begin? What do I say? Well, to be honest my friend, I'm not exactly sure but, I will give it my best effort. These are my first thoughts I've actually written down since Mom passed. Each minute, hour and day since she left my thoughts have been all consuming my mind and …

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Unsettling

Across the hall from mom two chairs are pushed together to make a makeshift cot. A Spurs ball-cap pulled down over his eyes my husband attempts to catch some rest while his sister and niece stay with mom. The nursing home AC unit is set to a frigid temperature. It was comfortable when he closed …

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Close to Heaven

Heaven is not so far away. She most likely will be with Jesus today. There's no longer a need for her to explore. We wonder if she can hear Heaven roar. * A good, long life of over eighty-five years Memories, sarcasm, laughter, with a few tears Children, grandchildren and great-grands Says she's ready for …

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What is Dead is Alive

The other day my husband asked if there was anything we could do to bring back the plants I brought a few weeks ago. They were rich with vibrant red blooms and beautiful green foliage. Yep, I know, not exactly the most beautiful plant and it clearly has no living blooms. I've been neglecting them …

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Puncture

A fiery dart, a flaming arrow, the spear of a Roman soldier. All three have the purpose to puncture as the tip plunges into the mark in which it was intended. Its sole purpose, to neutralize and eliminate the threat.  What is the threat? Anyone or anything making advances for the Kingdom of God.  My …

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She’s in Heaven – A Tender Memory

In the wee early hours in 2009 our precious Momma was promoted to her permanent and Eternal position in Heaven with Jesus. There is not one day that goes by that the people who knew and loved her don't miss her terribly.  Tender are our hearts. Tender are the memories. Tender is the grief we share until …

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Always Remembered – Never Forgotten

"No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13 (NIV) Most of us have Monday off as a holiday. It is Memorial Day - a day where we honor those who gave their life for our freedom while serving. For the surviving soldiers, all the …

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