Moving Forward in A New Journey

Life Changes – Our Purpose Changes

After Terry went home to be with our Lord, my life’s path set out on a new journey.  God has now given me a new purpose in life.  Or, has this been there all along?  My new mission is to Re-impact – to serve and give hope, love, and support to those following me in the paths of life that we have in common.  May this new path in my Journey be comfort and a living testimony.

Move forward

Today, someone who I have considered a friend told me that it was time for me "to get over it". That really threw me for a loop. After all, that was the first time that someone has said that to me. It really struck me hard, and frankly, it set off some very strong,...

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Sixth Stage of Grief

They say that there are five stages of grief; Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.   I haven’t gone through “stages” of this process.  Quite the opposite.  I would describe this, not as a process or stages, but more like waves at the ocean.  On many...

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I Am the Lucky One

Fathers Day, 2018. I am the lucky one. I had a father growing up that was there for me.  We camped together as a family, we were in scouts together, he loved me, he disciplined me, he showed me, through his actions, how to be a man; how to love his wife, how to love...

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Easter Sadness and Hope

If Jesus had not been born, lived here on earth, crucified and died, and then resurrected, what would we have?  If He remained in that grave, what hope would we have?  If he had not fulfilled His promise in John 14:3 "And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will...

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Valentines

At first, I was a little uncomfortable heading into Valentines Day.  After all, it is a day that we celebrate the love of our life; hearts, flowers, candies, dinners, romance, special times.  It's easy to swing over to the side that this is for those who are together...

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Accountability

I have always been that person that gets up early, is always on time, cannot say no, is always busy, embraces a challenge, seeks to learn, wants to "do it",  .... However, on that day things inside of me changed.  My drive was gone.  All I wanted to do was hold on to...

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12 Reflections from the first year

This past year is just a tad bit more than a year, because it really started on Christmas Eve when Terry left to be with Jesus. As I sit here pondering what 2018 will bring, I also reflect on what 2017 brought. It was 3:30 in the morning, last Christmas Eve when I was...

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all! On this day, we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Yesterday, our family remembered the day, last year, when our beloved mom, grandmother, and my wife/honey/BFF/lover was given her wings and went home to be...

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