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Reflections on Life and Death – July 11 Inspiration

Reflections on Life and Death – July 11 Inspiration

Reflections on life and death. As I mentioned in my July 7th post, this month marks the 5-year anniversary of my Mom’s departure from this life into her eternal reward in heaven, where she joined my Dad who passed away in 2002. July 11, 2011, was the day we laid her earthly body to rest next to my Dad’s at the Veterans Cemetery in New Hampshire.   ¬† An Air Force Honor Guard was present and performed a beautiful flag-folding…

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Weekend Reflections on Anniversary of Mom’s Funeral and Memorial Service – July 11 and 12

Weekend Reflections on Anniversary of Mom’s Funeral and Memorial Service – July 11 and 12

As I mentioned in my July 7th post, this month marks the 4-year anniversary of my Mom’s departure from this life into her eternal¬† reward in heaven, where she joined my Dad who passed away in 2002. July 11, 2011, was the day we laid her earthly body to rest next to my Dad’s at the Veterans Cemetery in New Hampshire.     An Air Force Honor Guard was present and performed a beautiful flag-folding ceremony with the flag from…

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Welcome to Words of Encouragement

Welcome to Words of Encouragement

Welcome to the unveiling of my newly revised blog, under “new management” so to speak – new name, new purpose. You’ll find this on my “About” page, as well, but it seemed appropriate as my first NEW post: I decided to revise this, my very first blog, and dedicate it to my beloved Dad, Ben Willis, who lost his battle with lymphoma on Sept. 2, 2002. He was a giant of a man, loved by all who knew him, and…

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