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Home Again

Sunday, August 16, 2015      15 comments

After DM passed away, DH and I drove back to my state of birth in the northeast and spent a week there. My older DB and I made arrangements for DM as she wanted. Then he and I did the necessary things that need to be done when a parent you love ... Read more

Friday: A Sad Day

Friday, August 07, 2015      25 comments

emoticon It is a very sad day for me and my family today. My older brother called a short time ago. Our DM passed wa... Read more

Catching Up

Thursday, August 06, 2015      14 comments

I don't know if anyone noticed, but I have been a bit behind with my SparkPeople activities, especially with my SparkTeams and my blogging. A quick catch-up on DM: Day after day, starting a week ago, DM failed to recognize me on the phone b... Read more

I Love This Verse!

Wednesday, August 05, 2015      8 comments

Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us. ~1 John 4:11-12 (ESV)~... Read more

New SP App

Friday, July 31, 2015      6 comments

emoticon I have had the SparkPeople app on my phone for awhile now and I got a notice yesterday that an update was ... Read more

A Few Words from Romans

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      6 comments

For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing that I hate. Now if I do not do what I want, I agree with the law, that is good. So now it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells within me. For ... Read more


Monday, July 27, 2015      8 comments

Another good day. All went smoothly with the placement of DM's PEG (feeding tube inserted into the stomach through the abdominal wall). They will start using it to supplement her food intake starting some time tomorrow. Hopefully, this will impr... Read more


Monday, July 27, 2015      7 comments

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it. ~1 Corinthia... Read more

Sunday - Some Good News

Sunday, July 26, 2015      14 comments

emoticon OhMyGoodness! DM sounded really good when I talked to her on the phone today. Woo Hoo! And she knows she is... Read more


Friday, July 24, 2015      12 comments

Talked with DM on the phone today. Her thinking has seemed quite clear (not quite so confused) these past few days. My DSIL brought her some treats (cookies and candy) yesterday. DM claims she is not hungry, won't eat her nutritious meals (she n... Read more

Another Verse Worth Remembering

Wednesday, July 22, 2015      4 comments

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. ~Jeremiah 29:11 (ESV)~... Read more

A Verse to Lean On

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      6 comments

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” ~Joshua 1:9 (ESV)~... Read more

Tuesday, One Week Later

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      5 comments

emoticon So sorry, to report I have been out of state and somewhat absent from my SparkFriends this past week. My sm... Read more


Monday, July 13, 2015      10 comments

I am going to visit DM very soon now. The things that have been preventing me from going are coming to a time when I will be able to leave them for a while to go see her. Read more

A Verse for Today

Saturday, July 11, 2015      2 comments

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. ~1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV~... Read more

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