Category Archives: loss

What She Left Behind…

My friend Michelle, is celebrating her first birthday in heaven on Monday, and I am filled with mixed emotions. (Buttons of Love) I am saddened that with all of modern medicine, she was still taken so young.  When I hug each of her three precious … Continue reading

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One Year Later ~ Oklahoma Strong

 Moore, Oklahoma                   Moore, Oklahoma Tornado ~ 2013  

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Buttons of Love

This is a love story of sorts. One I’ve been longing to share with you, but hesitating, as it still hurts my heart. I pray it reaches into your souls, as it has ours. About four months ago, my friend Michelle called my husband … Continue reading

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So Long My Friend ~

I guess we can never know what song will be the song that reminds us of a person when they leave this life. Not until they are gone, that is. In these past few weeks I’ve learned that you don’t … Continue reading

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Do Not Stand Still….

Well it seems I’m a little late coming to the party this year!  Regardless, I wish each of you a better year than the last. I hope that if you are trying to find that certain someone or something in … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place

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How Do You Thank a Veteran?

We were privileged to join our local Owasso VFW in placing American flags on the grave sites of  veterans this past week.   I was asked yesterday, “How do you say thank you to a Veteran?” From your heart.  Just thank them … Continue reading

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Remembering ~

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To Beat the Sun

I don’t know what it is about a sunset that grabs me. Yet it does. Every time. I head outside to run the dogs, and am stopped by the grand display in the sky. Back inside I go….grabbing camera, purse, … Continue reading

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I Had a Friend

I lost a dear friend last week, unexpectedly.  I was in third grade when she and her young family moved to our little town to pastor our congregation of small numbers. They were college students. I grew up with her. She … Continue reading

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