Tag: faith

THE EMPTY SEATS

THE EMPTY SEATS

An unborn child and a mother lie connected in the grave. A toddler’s bed lined with sheets that go unfilled. A pastor’s dreams for his daughter – stolen. Do we feel their pain? A season of goodwill should be budding; ready to burst forth in all its beauty but a dam holds it back. A…

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A HEART FOR HUGS

A HEART FOR HUGS

“Mr. & Mrs. Daruk, you need to prepare yourselves. Isaiah went far too long without oxygen to his brain. He WILL suffer brain damage as a result,” said the NICU doctor. Nurses echoed his sentiments as tears streamed down their faces nine years ago. “Mom, I wrote you something today,” Isaiah said as he handed…

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LEAVING A LEGACY

LEAVING A LEGACY

I write this entry not long after laying my precious grandmother to rest.  My heart is full of mixed emotions and I am unsure from moment to moment which one will surface.  The steady flow of loved ones who poured in to see her over the last two days spoke volumes about her life.  All…

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