The Echo of Legacy

Nov 10

One year ago today, our beloved Jen ran ahead.  The echo of her legacy is loud and clear.  If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is the value of testimony from those by whom one is known?  Certainly, our wealth resides in our relationships and by that measure Jen was truly rich.  Please join us by raising a toast to Jen and watching a surprise at home video...

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Love Your Journey

Oct 24

It was a Saturday morning and I was happy to have slept in.  As I awoke, I instinctively rolled over to say, “Good morning” … Empty pillow. It’s hard to believe, but it’s been nearly a year already (!) and yet these unsuspecting moments continue to jolt me.  I’m not sure that I understand all that much about grieving, but it is...

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Jul 27

“I am grateful to be present.” These were the words Jen said at a Bible study meeting we shared last fall. We were taking turns in the circle, sharing highs and lows of the week. The words from her were few – but so powerful. The rest of us babbled on – it was lovely to look at fall leaves out the window and feel the crispness in the air, and talk about the joy of...

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A Ring and An Eskimo Kiss

Jul 18

Jen used to wear a plain silver ring that simply said, “Free.”  She wore it because it reminded her of who she was and her eternal promise.  God had also given her the ‘name’ of “Free” years ago in a time of deep prayer and reflection.  It pointed to truth.  It was centering. Ironically enough, the girls and I found the ring while...

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My Greatest Honor

May 10

Hey, Babe. Today, it’s been 6 months.  I can hardly believe it. It feels like mere hours ago that we were last smiling and talking.  And then, like a gentle breeze, you were gone.  It still feels surreal.  That fragility has been breathtaking and, like the breeze, difficult to grasp. I find comfort in still hearing your voice when I ask my frequent questions....

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