A prayer for my son

A prayer for Clayton on his 15th Birthday: Dear Lord, Thank you for the privilege of parenting such an amazing young man.  It is a big task, and I am finding it daunting to finish it without Jim.  Yet I know that you promise to be a Father to the fatherless.  I am in awe…

By Mirm March 4, 2011 1

Surprise from Heaven

You may think I have totally lost my mind but I think Jim sent a small gift from heaven yesterday!  Here is what happened: After taking care of the car accident and getting Emily to school, I came home to make the necessary calls.  Then I thought about the AAA card in Jim’s wallet and…

By Mirm February 18, 2011 7

Never a Discouraging Word…

I don’t know about you, but I am so tired of bad news… It seems like there is more bad news than “normal” lately, doesn’t it?  Maybe there isn’t and I am just focused on it, I am not sure.  New diagnoses of cancer, more funerals to go to, friends who are sick (and I…

By Mirm February 17, 2011 2

Two Months Ago

This entry is reprinted from blogspot on January 5th 2011 Two months ago Jesus came through the door of heaven and carried Jim home to heaven.  That sacred moment began a new journey for all of us. And now it feels like my full-time job is grieving my husband.  I think about Jim ALL THE…

By Mirm February 5, 2011 0