February 19, 2014

Home Again

We're back from our trip north. I don't really have much to say except it was a GREAT trip and totally orchestrated by God. Who would have known we would have been there just in time to see Papa, be there for his death/funeral and also get a few extra days to finish up the projects that were lingering after the very busy funeral week. (Extra days thanks to the weather!)  

   When planning this trip we had no idea.
God knows all thing! 

(These grow in the yard of the house we rent.)

“Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.  For I have come to turn
“‘a man against his father,
    a daughter against her mother,
a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law
36     a man’s enemies will be the members of his own household.’

Matthew 10:34-35 NIV

February 11, 2014

It is Not Death to Die

We played this at Papa's memorial service.

February 05, 2014

Remembering Papa

It's hard to put into words what I want to say. I have a heart full of thankfulness. I'm thankful for my grandfather's life and example and thankful I could be near when he left this earth for his heavenly home Saturday morning, February 1st.  

I'm thankful for being able to share Joanna with him again. God worked our visit north right around this and I can be here to help my mom. 

There is a hole in all our hearts and we miss him. 

His obituary was published here.

   We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away 
    from the body and at home with the Lord.

    2 Corinthians 5:8 NIV