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 whatContinue reading “Will You Join Us?”
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 sameContinue reading “Parenting with PTSD: Surviving the Intense Waves of Grief ~ A PMB Post”
Every year about this time I get an email asking if I want to purchase my Hippie Chick Run photos from previous years. The Hippie Chick was a run that Anna and I did together. I would run the 10k and she would meet me just before the finish line ~ it was our thing.Continue reading “Finish Line”
Last night I woke up and couldn’t get back to sleep. I miss my girls. I decided, after an hour of prayer, what I needed was something to hold on to. I reached under my pillow and pulled out Honey, Anna’s favorite blanket. I wrapped my arms around it tightly and held it to myContinue reading “Happiness Journal”
It’s been raining and the sun has been peeking through the clouds today, a perfect recipe for a rainbow on Anna and Abby’s 4th Heaven Day. We headed out on a walk mid-morning in hopes to see their artistic work fill the sky. I prayed for God to release His glory as a sign forContinue reading “Arc of Love on Heaven Day”
Fall is a mix of emotions because there are so many reminders of the exact moment our hearts were broken and it is filled with so many beautiful memories of our favorite season together.