A LETTER TO MY MOTHER IN HEAVEN

Dear Mom, Today is Mother’s Day, and you are not here. I visited your grave early this morning and placed a container of pink and white petunias right below your name. I stood for a few moments talking to you and Dad, hoping somehow you could hear me.  Although I talk to you every day, standing at your place of […]

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AN ANGEL ON REGISTER THIRTEEN

I believe in angels. Angels on earth and angels who live in heaven. Today, I needed a few items from the grocery store so with my list in hand I headed out for a quick trip. A long story short, my quick trip ended up a tad longer with many items, not on my list, waiting to be checked out. […]

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ACCEPTANCE AND LOVE

 Skyler was my great-grandson. He was born, July 1, 2016. Little did we know that twenty-nine days later, God’s angels would travel to earth, and escort our precious, perfect little boy to his forever home in heaven. I started writing the Skyler Letters to help me with my grief. However, I continue to write them to help others who might […]

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WELCOME HOME, AUNT EMMA

Skyler was my Great Grandson. He was born on July 1, 2016. He was a handsome baby boy with eyes that melted my heart. I remember holding him in my arms and falling in love.  Twenty-nine days later, this precious little boy, made his journey to Heaven. He is missed beyond words.  Welcome Home, Aunt Emma is the 30th letter […]

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SENTIMENTAL SWEET DAD SATURDAY

It is snowing, and I am feeling sentimental about a man who made a big difference in my life. A man who loved dogs, and living in the country. A man who believed in hard work and helping others. A man who endured illnesses throughout his life, and a man with the brownest of brown eyes. A man I am proud […]

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TRUTHFUL THANKFUL THURSDAY

Today’s story is about the truth that surrounds my love for Christmas trees. First, as you know from previous stories, I love Christmas. Honestly, I believe I received the Christmas gene from both of my parents but more so from my mother. Although I decorated a few trees before Mom passed, the number has doubled and tripled since her passing […]

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A Special Skyler Letter

Skyler was a beautiful baby boy. He was born on July 1, 2016, and made his journey to heaven on July 29th, 2016. Everyone who met Skyler fell in love with him, including me his Great Grandmother. He is forever in my heart.  I started writing the Skyler Letters as a way of helping me with the grieving process.  The […]

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