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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Mourningtime

Just two days before I was called down to be near my dying mother I went to my Son's house and babysat my two grandsons. Maybe we are given some joy before we experience sadness so that a small part of this happiness lingers and gives us strength. My grandchildren will never know how much these images made the sorrow of my Mother's death, somehow, easier.
Life is a gift that makes death a memory and mourning into morning.
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10 comments:

  1. Sometimes grand children help make any thing easier.I know my Neice Alisan,made it eaies for Mom to deal with Dad's sudden death.

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  2. I'm so sorry for your loss. There does always seem to be that blessing hiding around a corner somewhere doesn't there. I pray you heavy heart will be lifted with sounds of joy for the living. Hugs Tammy

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  3. it's true god is very gentle and He sends us loving little gifts to comfort to minister to our hearts. Jesus is so kind, there is no greater love.

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  4. I'd like to think that joy is given to us as a gift, as is Grace and Beauty and Memories...may you be blessed with the most beautiful of memories and sweet dreams of your mother. Thinking of you...

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  5. Love the progression from cuddles to wrestling lol.. Boys!

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  6. Your grandsons are just precious. I am so glad they were able to help with your saddness. My prayers are still with you Connie.

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  7. Oftentimes, comfort comes to us in unexpected ways. Bless you during this time....

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  8. They are adorable! I'm so glad that you found some happiness and joy at such a sorrowful time. I'm thinking of you.

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  9. So sweetly put, dear friend. Hugs and prayers have your name all over it.

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