Monday, February 7, 2011

Blessing in the Mourning

Thank you all for the prayers. Today has been a sad day of the realization sitting in. There's a lot of plans and a lot of things that are happening like dominoes right now. Not bad, but the death of my husband's step-dad means a lot of changes.

We can see God very clearly, but are taking steps (you know, the invisible ones that you know are there, but can't see) that are big.

I had actually planned on sharing our big news today, there MAY even be a tiny hint on our blog design(Yep, it's hard keeping my mouth completely shut. Really, someone should loan me some duct tape).

But today is a day that we are mourning, not for Joe, but for ourselves and for our family. I will share our big news, but it will need to be in a few days.

The funny thing is that in this sadness, God is so evident. From the comforting prayers and words from friends, to a very special handmade gift that came in the mail today from a special blog friend. It wasn't a mailman that brought it today, but God.

Today I will rejoice, because in death, life is even more evident.

Thank you to each of you for showing me a little of God's love. He is so very good to me.

"I keep my eyes always on the LORD.
With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices;
my body also will rest secure..." Psalm 16:8-9


  1. Praying for you all......
    Can't wait to hear your big news :)

  2. (((HUGS))) and prayers for your precious MIL, and your family. knowing the hole he leaves in your family. I am rejoicing that Joe is now with his heavely Father! Praising God!

  3. So sorry for your loss. Praying for y'all! Can't wait to hear your God news!


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