Grieving Our Children’s Choices

Dealing with Expectations

As I continue to grieve the loss of my daughter, I’m noticing that I’m choosing to slow life down a bit.  I’m assuming that part of it is that others are giving me space and they understand on some level the complexity of the emotional turmoil that I’m in at the moment. When I feel overwhelmed, […]

The Lies of the Enemy

The week has been overwhelming as we lay our daughter to rest.  The prayers offered up on our behalf, the texts, the phone calls, and the food have all been a blessing — to know we are loved — to know that Andrea was loved and touched so many lives. Thank you to all of […]

When God is Silent

As I sit here writing, I keep wondering if the tears will ever come.  Silence darkens my life right now as I continue to wait for God to open the door.  I’m guessing my NOW has different circumstances from yours, but if you’ve had kids in their tweens, teens, or twenty-somethings, I’m sure you can relate. […]