Category Archives: Blink of an Eye

Waiting for a Hug

I was going through some files the other day and came across the eulogy I delivered for my very good friend, confidant and counselor, Sonni. It struck me. She died two years ago today and, just like my wife, there … Continue reading

Posted in blessings, Blink of an Eye, celebration, comfort, communication, companionship, death, encouragement, Faith, family, Friends, grace, grief, heaven, Humor, inspiration, joy, Karen, Life, love, Memories, Sonni, Uncategorized, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Five Minute Friday — Refine

Happy Saturday! It must be time for Five Minute Friday — you know, the time where we collectively write for five minutes (more or less) on a common prompt word and meet up at Kate’s place (http://katemotaung.com/2017/01/19/five-minute-friday-refine/) to share and … Continue reading

Posted in Blink of an Eye, Blogs, encouragement, Faith, family, Five Minute Friday, God, growing up, Karen, love, observations, reflect, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

In the Blink of an Eye — Epilogue 3

Before wrapping up this journey, I had to say thank you to my children for giving me permission to share this behind the scenes look at my 40-plus year adventure with Karen. Karen, of course, is/was the best thing that … Continue reading

Posted in Blink of an Eye, encouragement, Faith, family, Karen, Life, love, marriage, Memories, relationships, wife | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

In the Blink of an Eye — Epilogue 2

And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love … I Corinthians 13:13 Another anecdote that just didn’t fit anywhere was the cartoons. I quite honestly don’t remember when that “tradition” started, although … Continue reading

Posted in Blink of an Eye, encouragement, Faith, family, Humor, Karen, Laughter, Life, love, marriage, Memories, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In the Blink of an Eye — Epilogue 1

And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love … I Corinthians 13:13 As we wrap things up, I would like to share a few other anecdotes that just didn’t fit anywhere. And, … Continue reading

Posted in Blink of an Eye, encouragement, Faith, family, joy, Karen, Laughter, Life, love, marriage, Memories, relationships, wife | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In the Blink of an Eye — It’s All About Faith 2

Be still, and know that I am God! … Psalm 46:10a And Mom was a great prayer warrior. As you read through her journals, you learn just how deep those roots of faith went. She prayed for each one of … Continue reading

Posted in Blink of an Eye, bucket list, children, ecumenism, encouragement, Faith, family, heaven, Karen, Life, love, Memories, prayer, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

In the Blink of and Eye — It’s All About Faith 1

Be still, and know that I am God! … Psalm 46:10a I think you may have sensed a current of deep and abiding faith in these pages. While we mourn Mom’s death, we also celebrate her life and the blessed … Continue reading

Posted in Blink of an Eye, ecumenism, encouragement, Faith, family, God, grace, Karen, Life, love, Memories, prayer, relationships, spirituality, worship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments