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Remembering My Mom 6 Years After She Passed Away

Remembering My Mom 6 Years After She Passed Away

Sad 6-Year Anniversary   This is a day of reflection for me, because my Mom passed away six years ago after a brief battle with lung cancer, and other cancerous cells throughout her body, as a result of not overcoming breast cancer two years earlier (October 2009).                                        Final Memories of my Mom (made this collage 2 years ago)   Mom attended my youngest daughter’s wedding on June 4, 2011, and met her first great-grandchild for the first time…

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Sad Day – Loss of a Fur Baby – November 3

Sad Day – Loss of a Fur Baby – November 3

Around 2:00am on Tuesday, November 3, my hubby Dave and I awoke suddenly to an awful noise. It sounded like one of our cats half choking, half yowling. Dave ran out to the kitchen where the cat was, while I restrained the dogs. In less than a minute, Dave carried our oldest cat, Mack, into the bedroom while we then put the dogs in the kitchen. Dave laid Mack on the bed and said, “I think we lost him, Babe.”…

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Serious Saturday – April 4 Devotions

Serious Saturday – April 4 Devotions

Yes, Serious Saturday–back in history, when this day after the crucifixion of Jesus meant so many people struggled with believing His words and promise that He would not stay dead, but would rise again. But then there’s that saying, that it’s always darkest just before dawn…that often when we feel the most hopeless is the moment just before our breakthrough. The key word is THROUGH — to get THROUGH, not stop in the middle of the darkness, or retreat.  …

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Finally Friday – April 3 Devotions

Finally Friday – April 3 Devotions

It’s finally Friday – also the first Friday of April – also Good Friday, a very special day for those like me of the Christian faith. While it’s also called Black Friday, this day before Easter weekend is most commonly known as Good Friday. Why would the suffering of Jesus and His horrific death by crucifixion make this GOOD Friday? Because…His death was the substitute that paid for our sins; His obedience and subsequent resurrection paved the way for our…

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