Every day for the past 5 years Tom and I have lit 2 candles at Anna and Abby’s Tree and 2 candles on our front porch so that our girls can see that, even in the darkness, we send light to them in Heaven. The lighting of these candles has become a part of what we do now as a family.
This Saturday, Oct. 20th, is Anna and Abby’s 5th Heaven Day and we are asking if you would like to join us once again in honoring our girls and the love they have brought so many by lighting two candles at your home.
Ever since the girls went to Heaven we’ve received countless messages of how our daughter’s love story and Love Rocks has brought light during hard times. Anna and Abby’s love has grown over the past 5 years and their light continues to shine brightly. We couldn’t be prouder of our girls.
As always, Anna and Abby’s Heaven Day will be a day of rest for Tom, Alice and I. We will rest knowing that our girls are loved and that their light will forever shine on. Thank you for your continued prayers and love ~ we feel it all. ❤
If you are local to Forest Grove and surrounding areas there will be luminary supplies at Anna and Abby’s Tree starting tomorrow 10/15. Please feel free to stop by and pick them up at your convenience.
The skies opened up this week and it rained. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen rain so puddle jumping was in order.
This girl and her smiles make my heart happy!!!
I have been very inconsistent with writing in this space lately. I’m working out a plan (plans always are subject to change though) where I will write at least a couple times a month. Writing has fed my soul for just under 5 years and I need to find my way back.
Until then, enjoy what makes my heart happy!!!
“I go to dance class.”
Our mornings usually start right here. Her favorite rainbow blanket, a small bagel, and Linus waiting for the moment her guard is down so he can steal what he thinks is his breakfast.
These two make my heart happy.
This morning I asked Alice if she wanted to go on an adventure and she promptly responded, “go see mice!”
This morning we stood for a long time and watched as the mice went round and round, cuddled with their friends and tried to break out of their cage. It was a grand adventure and made Alice’s and my heart very happy.
Today over at Portland Moms Blog I shared a few minutes of one of my days ~ just one of many I have to live without my girls. This post was very difficult to write but I felt it was important. With each new day and life experience comes a new wave of grief and at the same time a tremendous amount of gratitude for the ability God has given me to survive the heartache. I miss my girls more and more as each new day passes.
You can find my post here.
My girl in her favorite pink boots!