Author Archives: Ruth

My grace

The other morning, something I read, led to a song that I wanted to listen to, which led to me re-watching part of the celebration of life for Fred. My heart broke in a thousand pieces to see my children … Continue reading

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God’s great love

On days when my heart still feels like it is breaking in two, there have been several times when I have Googled verses on God’s love. These are verses that I have known for years, but when my mind isn’t … Continue reading

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Being thankful

Back about 27 years ago, I had my 3rd miscarriage within 18 months. A dear older lady in the church we were in at the time, asked me if I had thanked God. I was shocked, to say the least! … Continue reading

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Memories

In June, it will be 37 years ago that I met Fred, and 35 years ago that we got married. That is a lot of years of memories! A booklet on grief gave the idea of writing down memories, one-liners … Continue reading

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Rejoice

Saturday I attended a wedding. Being a widow for 10 weeks with the grief still fresh on my heart, I wondered if going to a wedding was a good idea, but the bride is a dear friend and I knew … Continue reading

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Because He lives, I can face tomorrow

Easter Sunday, Fred was singing praises in heaven. Each time I am overcome with grief, just remembering that he finished his course–the goal of all of us as believers in Jesus is to gain heaven. Fred is also no longer … Continue reading

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When God calls a loved one home

From the middle of November until the middle of February, Fred spent all but 3 weeks in the hospital. When he was home the last week of December and the beginning of January, I knew that when I took him … Continue reading

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Family Time

When the 3rd stimulus money was deposited into our account, we decided to tuck it away with the prayer we could visit our children and grandchildren. It had been 2 years since we had seen most of them. God gave … Continue reading

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Psalms

Lord, how are they increased that trouble me. Many are they that rise up against me. Many there be which say of my soul, “There is no help for him in God. But thou, O Lord, art a shield for … Continue reading

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Grandchildren

When I found out that our first grandchild was on the way, my emotions went between being overly excited and being upset–after all, no one asked me if I was ready to be a grandmother! Here I was about to … Continue reading

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