Memorial Inspiration

When Grief Hurts

When Grief Hurts
"I thought I was dying too" Christmas Eve, 2012.ย  Standing in a pew at the Christmas Midnight service at church my right hand became numb and then ...

Acknowledging Someone Who is Grieving at Random Times-The Best Gift

Acknowledging Someone Who is Grieving at Random Times-The Best Gift
Acknowledging someone who is grieving at random times creates a sense of love and understanding that far surpasses any tangible gift.

It's been one and a half months since my Dad died. Even now typing those words still takes the breath out of me.

It's been one and a half months since my Dad died.  Even now typing those words still takes the breath out of me.
I want to remember him in his blue chair in his living room, with the pink crabapple tree blossoming outside the window, where his grandchildren would climb into his lap and he would read them story after story using all the best voices - just like he did for me when I wasย little.

Gift with Purchase-Keeping Jesus in Christmas

Gift with Purchase-Keeping Jesus in Christmas
Santa is everywhere at Christmas, is there room for both, is it okay to enjoy the festivities that a fake guy in a suit brings while knowing the reality of the true gift of forgiveness? Yes!

Haley At A Glance: Part 2

Haley At A Glance: Part 2
Being in a big family has always been something Iโ€™ve loved, even though my siblings get on my nerves I will always love it!

But something I have a difficult time with (being the second oldest) is after Lauren (the oldest) passed away, people would say to me that I was going to have to step into her roll of being the oldest.

What to Send in a Text Message to a Grieving Friend

What to Send in a Text Message to a Grieving Friend

Words are hard to find, let us help!

4 text messages you can send today in support of those journeying through loss.

Even when it seems like they donโ€™t want to talk, an encouraging word from a supportive friend can change everything. You canโ€™t always be there physically, especially now, but you can let them know you are thinking of them. These text message ideas will help you send something meaningful and encouraging.