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No, We Didn't Get Depressed!


Monday, November 26, 2012

My mother passed away unexpectedly one year on Dec. 23rd and we considered it blessed. It was the only day of the year when the obituaries were not on the front page. The cover page was religious with Silent Night and manger scenes and the kids were on their way home from college on a snowy night. The fireplace was burning, trees and house were lit for the holidays, the minister stopped by and it was a beautiful time. Hours were the day after Christmas and many friends thought it was too bad she died at this time of year, but we disagreed saying it was a lovely time. Our faith in God carried us through. Of course, we miss her, but know she is in a better place.

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BKNOCK 12/3/2012 7:36AM

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Thanks for sharing!

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SMOOCHIESMOMMY2 12/1/2012 7:15AM

    That's a great way to put it as I continue to grieve for the loss of my mom. Thanks for sharing. emoticon

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MOSTMOM1 11/29/2012 10:20AM

    That is a beautiful perspective. God bless, dear friend.
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WILLITWORK1 11/29/2012 8:38AM

    thanks for sharing this, for putting it into perspective. God is faithful and His timing is always perfect.

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SNOWANGELDIVA 11/28/2012 9:53PM

    emoticon Yes, you can know she's worshiping with you on a day such as this.

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QUADCMOM 11/27/2012 9:34PM

    Great blog Carol.

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GINGER_BEAR 11/26/2012 6:25PM

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