Monthly Archives: December 2012

Life goes on

Benjamin Wheeler has the biggest brown eyes I have ever seen.  He loved his brother, school, soccer, and riding the train.  He had moved from Queens, NY a few years ago.  Again, I try to consider the purpose of the … Continue reading

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Devastation….from a God perspective

Madeleine Hsu had just turned six in July.  She was beautiful… inside and out.  Her family has not been active in the media and has asked for privacy.  Everyone handles tragedy differently.  And when a young person dies, it is … Continue reading

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Even our best days are filled with sorrow

Lauren Rousseau, age 30, was having the best year of her life, according to her mother.  She had just been hired at Sandy Hook as a permanent substitute teacher.  Her degree was in English and psychology with a Masters in … Continue reading

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Be merciful….

Allison Wyatt’s sweet picture jumped off the page at me when I read about her.  My heart also felt especially moved to pray for her family.  Some of the messages from the families are so uplifting and hopeful.  Allison’s family … Continue reading

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Evil is here….but so is God!

On that Friday morning, Dylan Hockley, an autistic boy, and his special education aid Anne Marie Murphy saw evil.  Evil came in to one of the happiest place they knew…a classroom.  Anne Marie held Dylan, loved him in his last … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is just difficult….

Jessica Rekos was the first born.  Her family called her the little CEO because of the way she carefully thought out and planned everything.  She loved everything about horses and had a passion for orca whales.  Her little brothers miss … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Last night I was reminded that all my efforts, when for the glory of my Father, are good enough.  It was Christmas Eve; I was asked to sing “O Holy Night” with my newest singing friend Jake Wilder; Jake and … Continue reading

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Come almighty King

Just watched a video of beautiful Ana M Marquez-Greene singing a hymn while her brother, age 9, accompanied her on the piano.  Beautiful tone, beautiful diction, beautiful smile.  She sang these words…. Come, thou almighty King, help us thy name to … Continue reading

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Color it with love

Grace McDonnell had the dream of becoming an artist who created and sold her paintings on the beach.  She loved to create art and color her world beautiful.   One of her common images in her work was a peace … Continue reading

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Strength in tragedy…..

Today, I learned about Josephine Gay.  Wow!!!  Her family is such an inspiration to me.  Please read their statement… please read about Joey.  I have a feeling that she and my mom are having a conversation today!!!! Family of Josephine … Continue reading

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