Category Archives: Loss

I Wanna Be Like Ruth… or am I Naomi!

Our women’s study group began a discussion of the book of Ruth Sunday morning. Ruth has become one of my favorite books of the Old Testament, primarily because it is focused around the strengths and struggles of two women through their journey of grief, survival and restoration. It packs … Continue reading

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What I Am Most Thankful For — Encouragers (D25)

Day three of my week of thankfulness! I am thankful for those who encourage me! Most of my life I have been a person who likes to be comfortable. I’m not talking about a nice cushy couch or a chair … Continue reading

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What I Am Most Thankful For — GriefShare (D24)

Day two of my week of thankfulness! I am grateful for my GriefShare group! It has been almost a year and a half since losing both of my parents. When my Mom passed, I felt lost. She was my confidant. … Continue reading

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Two days to Christmas, and I feel fine!

There are so many people dealing with the stress of last minute holiday preparations – the shopping, wrapping, cooking, cleaning, and all the events and activities of the season.   Not me! This is the first year that I’ve not experienced … Continue reading

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How a Tree Saved Christmas!

I remember when I was a kid and it seemed like Christmas would take forever to get here! Now, as an adult, it seems like each year Christmas comes faster and faster – never leaving enough time to get everything … Continue reading

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Epiphanies of 50

I am quickly approaching the date where I can no longer say I am 50. I’ll now be referred to as “in my 50s” or a “50 something”. I’m ok with that, because I’ve never really been ashamed or sad … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade!

I have spent all morning watching the first real snowfall of the year. It’s not a heavy snow, but it is a clear sign that winter is here! There is beauty to a fresh snowfall! The flakes fall gently or … Continue reading

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