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September 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Loss of Wife

On Thursday September 19, 2013 I unexpectedly lost my wife of 35 years.  She was to our knowledge in perfect health. Not overweight, had a vigorous exercise program, excellent blood pressure.  She was doing some situps after her dinner consisting of a vegie plate.  She stood up and said that she had a really bad headache. She made to a chair and died of a massive aneurysm in the brain.  She was the light of my life, and that of many others.  She was a wonderful giving person who will be…


Added by Ronald Travis on September 30, 2013 at 5:56pm — 2 Comments

Lost My Mother To Cancer Last Week...

My name is Brandon, I am 25 years old. I lost my mother who was 59 to terminal cancer last week. I was taking care of her at home in hospice care, i was the full time caregiver. I lost my dad when i was young. I feel like i lost the only person who cares about me, loves me. We were extremely close, she was my best friend. I've been so sick since she passed. And i think about it all day, i held her hand as she took her last couple breaths and looked into her eyes as they stayed open. It's so…


Added by brandon B on September 12, 2013 at 7:17pm — 2 Comments

How To Get Through What You're Going Through

For over 20 years, I have been blessed to be a member of Saddleback Church.  Many of you may have heard of my pastor, Rick Warren; author of the infamous book, The Purpose Driven Life.  You may have also heard that he and his wife Kay lost their son Matthew a few months ago; he took his life after a longtime struggle with mental illness.

Rick and Kay grieved like any parent who has lost a child, but on an international scale.  I knew they would eventually use their pain and grief for…


Added by Judy Davidson on September 8, 2013 at 3:54pm — 1 Comment

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