I am a huge American Idol fan. I remember cheering on winners like Kelly Clarkson (season 1), Carrie Underwood (season 4), and Taylor Hicks (season 5). Each season I was disappointed when my favorites in the top ten were
Six years (tomorrow) have passed since the horrible day of Pastor Paul’s tragic motor cycle accident that tore his life from my arms. So in the past few weeks and months, seasonal triggers and memory sabotage have once again plunged
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