Tagged with death

may twenty-first. remember.

One year ago today I was sitting in the field in front of our house with staff and volunteers from School to the Nations. I had just celebrated my younger brother’s college graduation.  One year ago today my husband received a call that our dear friend Grace had gone to be with the Lord as … Continue reading

it is well.

it is well.

August 7th was the fourth anniversary of my Meme’s death. I remember the sadness. When you experience the loss of someone whom you love so dearly it cuts deep, and you begin to feel as though you are going to sad forever. I was indeed sad, sad for my grandpa, sad for my dad and … Continue reading

Five Generations Blessed.

This summer has been hard on our family. In June we said goodbye to Grandpa Jim Hughes and Sunday evening our dear Grandma Opal went to be with Jesus. She was 97 years old! Not many children have the blessing of meeting a Great Great Grandparent. My girls did. Not only that, but when my … Continue reading

Goodbye to a Hero

Goodbye to a Hero

On June 12th, our family said goodbye to not only a dear grandfather/great-grandfather, but also to an American hero. James Joseph Hughes was my husbands’ Grandfather, better known to us as, Grandpa Jim. (You can read his story here) When I heard the news from my husband James (named after his grandfather), late Sunday night, I … Continue reading