Storm before the calm…

Storm before the calm…

First day of 8th grade... Thank you Jesus for the "storm" before the "calm"... If I was judging how Monday would go based on Saturday and Sunday...it wasn't going to be good. Instead, His grace was sufficient & we each experienced it beyond measure, and we had a "normal" day.

afraid yet filled with joy…

afraid yet filled with joy…

Leaving the house where Warren last lived , packing up his things...putting them in tubs so fearful we were leaving him behind... was painful for my still very tender heart. But as I take the time to look back at how graciously God provided ~ His mercies NEW every morning , I am strengthened once again to take a step of faith forward.

A constant fight…

A constant fight…

Today I will believe with confidence, that because of His grace, I have been declared righteous and will inherit eternal life.(Titus 3:7) I will look forward with hope to that wonderful day when the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ will be revealed!(Titus 2:13)

another hard “first”

another hard “first”

Today was just as I expected...HARD!!!  Emotionally, physically, spiritually~ All of it!!  Even now, I keep trying to take deep breaths, but each breath falls short of giving my body the relief I am searching for.  My mind won't stop drifting to the thoughts of what should be..and how He's missing so much because he's not here.  The [...]