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Another chapter closing.

Another chapter closing.

Yesterday was surreal. My siblings and I auctioned off all of my parent’s belongings.   As I watched nice items (that I know were expensive to purchase) handed off for just a few dollars, I thought of how lots were cast for Jesus’ clothes. Luke 23:34 Jesus...
Trinkets of life

Trinkets of life

I am SO blessed to have been given my parent’s grandfather clock.  Material things don’t hold that much weight with me, but I am a sentimental lady. We moved furniture out of my parent’s home on Sunday.  It was the only time we had available. ...
Bitter-Sweet

Bitter-Sweet

To anyone else, this photo just captures someone’s kitchen area, but to me it contains bitter-sweet memories.   Before June of 2011  I would have seen my Mom sitting in that chair to the right, and my precious Daddy sitting in the chair facing me.   The...
Stay

Stay

Can you believe that after all of this time (6 months) I STILL kick myself for not staying at my parent’s house the day my daddy died.   Each time I stumble upon the picture of him right before he died, I am taken back to that decision I made. Oh to have a...
Warning … sad post alert.

Warning … sad post alert.

Yes, here I am — sitting on my parent’s wicker furniture enjoying the weather. I actually had a few minutes to myself to sift through my thoughts.  I realized I have been suppressing grief concerning my parents with the holidays approaching.  It was this...