Archive for the ‘Death/Grief’ Category

Dear Daddy!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “Dear Daddy.” That is how the note began that my little daughter wrote on the day I was informed of my sister’s untimely, and unexpected passing; and somehow, finding her note on my pillow that night brought great comfort. The words she wrote were simple and to the point. Her note simply […]

He Stopped Loving Her Today!…Or Did He?

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I can’t remember the first time I heard it, but I was just a boy when across the radio I heard the silky sound of George Jones’ voice as he told the sad story of a man who had ‘stopped loving her today.’ It took listening to it several times before the real meaning […]

Mother, I’m Still Trying to Make It To You!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Sometimes as I am driving along a song will come on the radio that will remind me of my mother.  She left this world almost twenty years ago but her powerful influence still lingers in my life. I was fortunate to have been born to a wonderful mother who enjoyed her “job”. In […]

Shoulders Wet With Tears

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I really can’t explain it but it happened.  In 2002 my mother passed away and I thought I was handling her loss very well.  Then, one Sunday, a few weeks after my mother died, a fellow church member came up to me and gave condolences regarding my loss.  I felt tears start to swell in […]

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