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God, what were You thinking?

God, what were You thinking when you sent her here
to take her and leave us so painfully drear?
Her days were so dark yet beautifully shared, 363 more words


May her memory be a blessing

The title is the Jewish honorific for those who have passed.  Tomorrow is the 8th anniversary of my young daughter’s passing into the light from cancer.   430 more words

That Awkward Question

You’d be surprised how often a woman is asked how many children she is.  It seems like a very valid and harmless question.  Most women enjoy talking about their kids. 204 more words

February Favorites #7: Shame on the road to a place called Healing

The Accident took place around 11:45 pm just outside of Dumas, TX. The cast and crew of the outdoor musical TEXAS had spent the day at a BBQ celebrating the end of another successful season. 152 more words


The Sweet Side of Life

My friend Rene’ has a story to tell. She was hesitant to tell it for a long time. She told part of it here, and I am proud of her.   10 more words

A Thankful Heart

February Favorites #4: What parents with a baby in heaven want you to know (but may not)

A year or so after The Accident, I wrote What Bereaved Parents Want You to Know (But May Not Say). I received a huge response. 95 more words


Sometimes ... We Don't Need to Know Everything

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee/@GeeGranny on Twitter

Email:  gloriapaintsat@yahoo.com


We’ve been keeping up with the news about the little 13 year old girl who met an older guy online.   722 more words