Praying for those whose Christmas may not seem as magical today as they grieve their precious loved ones. There IS Hope.
Yesterday, I was so emotional all day, I felt I had to hold back the tears with all my might. It all began when I read a Facebook status update from a friend and relative who has lost her grandmother and grandfather within almost a month of each other and how she is struggling with the grief while trying to maintain a cheerful home for her children during the holidays. The feelings just washed over me like a tidal wave of how much I miss my own grandfather, even though, he’s been gone for over 12 years now. So much changed within my family after his death, and without him here, it will never be the same. Christmas has never been the same without him.
Several times throughout the day, I thought of him, and I began thinking of so many who have lost a mom, a dad, a child…
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