Three years later

Three years ago my world changed. My sweet hubby unexpectedly left this earth and went to heaven. What an awful day. So much changed that day. Some changes were expected. A lot of changes took me by surprise. Yes, it still hurts, and I miss him something dreadful. He was my closest friend: the one who stuck by me no matter what, the one who cheered me on, the one … Continue reading

Article on my sweet hubby

Thumbnail of Pastor Dave article

I am deeply touched and so blessed that Calvary Chapel Magazine just did an article on my late husband, Dave (in their Issue 77, Fall 2018). He was so very special and I miss him so much, but it is nice that he was remembered in this way. I can’t believe it has been nearly three years. Some of you met him when I traveled to speak and teach. I … Continue reading

Review of 2016 and 2017

Ah, so much has happened and yet, in many ways, it seems as if time has stood still. By necessity, my priorities changed. My focus changed. My world changed. After my sweet hubby passed away in October 2015, other things besides quilting captured my attention. I know it will not be permanent. It’s just a season. I know I will return to quilting in time. Until then, this has kept … Continue reading

Two years later

Today marks two years since my sweet hubby, Dave, left us and went to heaven. I miss his laugh. I miss his hugs. I miss the companionship of my best friend. And still, God has blessed me in so many ways. I’m thankful for my two lovely daughters and their husbands. I’m thankful that I can live with two granddaughters. They are a bright spot every day! I haven’t gone … Continue reading

Memorial Day 2017

Today is the day that the United States honors those who died in active military service. My father was in the Air Force for 31 years, so we were taught to appreciate the sacrifice that these brave men and women made for our country. I do not want to minimize the true meaning of Memorial Day, but today I’ve been thinking of my sweet hubby, Dave. He wasn’t in the … Continue reading

One year later

It has now been one year since my sweet hubby, Dave, left us and went home to heaven. I don’t even know how to express what this year has been like. So much has changed. We have all missed him dreadfully, but our family has rallied together and drawn closer in the grief. I’m so thankful that the intense sadness has been balanced out by the pure joy of watching … Continue reading

Review of 2015

For the last few years, I’ve posted brief summaries of the year as it ended. I haven’t been posting much lately, and with the loss of my sweet hubby, I was hesitant to do a review this year, but I thought I would try a mini review. But, forever in my mind, 2015 will always be remembered as the year I said goodbye to my best friend. … Continue reading