Your loved one has passed away. Maybe they’ve been gone two months, two years, or two decades. You don’t want to forget them. You don’t want your children to forget them. It’s hard to know what to do with
Is there an empty place at your table this Christmas? For many, this will be their first holiday season without their loved one. It’s OK to remember them. This year, my dad is celebrating his first Christmas in heaven.
I’ve got remember to tell Paul, I thought. My daughter-in-law Megan’s face glowed (She is now great with child.) in her last trimester, and I listened intently as she excitedly explained the preparations for the baby’s birth. And then
October 17, 2009, I became a single parent.
My husband of 28 years, Pastor Paul Giesbrecht, was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident. From the horrible day he died, I was forced to make all major decisions for my
A broken heart is one of life’s most painful experiences. @sgiesbrecht
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When I was little, I quickly learned what to do when I cut myself. Mom would say, “Apply direct pressure.” And even
I am sharing thoughts from my father’s celebration service today. My dad, Richard Adkins, was a Navy veteran who worked as a crew member on an aircraft carrier. He loved serving his country in the Navy; an
Loved ones, thank you for your prayers for our family. My father, Richard Adkins, went to his heavenly home on Monday, June 23. It was unexpected, which makes my recent Father’s Day blog even more meaningful.
First Thessalonians 4:13–18
Former widow: That’s my new title. I am now married to Jim Turner. Although I really like the sound of “former widow” and it gives me great joy to feel “safe in the harbor of marriage,” I pray I
On Wednesday I talked about, from my own experience as a widow, how widows can work through widowhood. I wanted to incorporate more tips on preparing for widowhood and ran across an article I had to share. Below is the
It’s been a wonderful week. I have loved hearing your enthusiastic well-wishes and praise to God concerning my engagement to my Boaz, Jim Turner. Thank you for praising God along with us and for your sweet prayers.