Archive | September, 2009

24 September 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Thoughts of Grandpa Lynn

Today was a sad and happy day…
Today was a day of reflection and memories…
Today was a day of laughter and tears…
Today was the day of my Grandpa Lynn’s funeral…

Grandpa Lynn was 89 years old.  He lived a very active life until the past year when he was in and out of the hospital several times.
Two weeks ago his kidneys stopped working and he knew it was just a matter of time.

We went to see him the day before he died…
We could tell he just wasn’t himself.
Somehow the spark that was always in his eyes just wasn’t there.
Until right before we left…

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09 September 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Living Life or Just Going Through The Motions

Sometimes in the grieving process a person may feel like they’re just going through the motions and not really living life.

Going through the motions of life without really feeling connected to what is happening around them.
Going through the motions and feeling isolated from reality.
Going through the motions because of the intense hurt and pain that happens when someone you love dies.
Going through the motions because right now that’s all you seem to be able to do.
Going through the motions just doing what needs to be done…  It’s kinda like being a zombie…just roaming around… wondering when the next shoe is going to drop…

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08 September 2009 ~ 2 Comments

I Should Be There

Do you ever think about missed opportunities?  Things you want to do but for whatever reason you know it’s not going to happen right now.  Many times things that happened in the past make us sad and we grieve over what might have been… and we grieve over what should have been… and we grieve over what could yet be in the future we cannot see…

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03 September 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Question of a Small Child

Children have amazing insights and questions about heaven.  These questions make us think about things we had not ever thought about before.  Here is one question and the simple answer of a child about heaven.

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01 September 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Colors, Colors, Everywhere!

Pink, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple … the colors of the rainbow.  Colors can play an important role in healing as you go through the grieving process.  Scientists have discovered colors affect how we think and feel.  Did you know red is stimulating and energizing?  Discover the impact colors have on your brain…  Discover the special messages our brain transmits when seeing these colors, what happens when you are in a room with certain colors, and much MORE!

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