Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend. According to StatisticBrain.com, the USA boasts a total of 85.4 million moms. The source calculates $671 billion will be spent on Mother’s Day cards and another $1.9 billion will be expended to
I’ve got remember to tell Paul, I thought. My daughter-in-law Megan’s face glowed, was great with child, in her last trimester. I listened intently as she excitedly explained the preparations for the baby’s birth. And then it dawned on me, oh yeah, Paul isn’t here; he’s in heaven with Jesus. October 17, 2009 was the day Paul was promoted to heaven, the day everything changed.
Today would have been Pastor Paul’s 59th birthday. How will I remember his life on this, another one of his birthdays? It’s the anniversary of the birth of Pastor Paul Giesbrecht. I’ve decided to spend the rest of my life remembering.
I don’t like change. Until his unexpected accidental death, I was married to my first husband for twenty-eight years. We had planned to grow old together, and during those first few months after his sudden departure to Heaven, I
*This article was originally published in Reclaim magazine.
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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