I first shared this blog in May of 2011 after reading this book.
The concept of heaven was never foreign to me. I was raised in a religion where you were taught not to live for this world, but for heaven alone. And the heaven you were living for was far greater than “any eye has seen or ear has heard or human mind has conceived.” (1 Corinthians 2:9) I was cool with that.
Throughout my youth, I lost both sets of grandparents, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends and was completely at peace, and maybe even a little jealous, that they had obtained the very thing I was living for before I did.… Read the rest
I’ve come to love and even look for life’s little surprises that remind me of our sweet Sadie Rose.
Every spring since she passed away, Lee and I have purchased an Easter lily in Sadie’s memory. Every year, I enjoy its fragrance, beauty and presence— and then find myself sadly reminiscent when it died.… Read the rest