Quality of life rises to a higher priority as options become more and more limited. When we first realized that Mama was beginning to display signs of dementia, our family made the unconscious decision to try to fill her life with as much joy as possible. I say ‘unconscious decision’ because, at that point, we didn’t…
Evelyn has shown that same industrious spirit in everything she turns her attention to. The history she has kept and preserved will continue to bless family and friends for countless generations to come.
We know that Andy had many struggles in life but over the past several years he experienced many victories and was in a good place – he finished well.
Change is going to happen. Our only option is to look for and embrace as much joy as we can in the process.
And finally, a memorial service is also one more way to show honor to a parent. As God’s word tells us in Ecclesiastes, there is “A time to mourn.”
Mama was a messenger. Her life was a message that didn’t need words. This season also gave her family something else. Time. The extra time we were given allowed us the opportunity to show her honor.
There have been many changes in the world of education over the past several decades, but Jack believes that the one thing that has not changed is the need to interact with the kids and building relationships.
Gene usually has several history projects going at the same time. He said, “I enjoy the research and try to fit the puzzle together . You’re always missing pieces, but you do the best you can to fit the pieces together.”
Loving people is a skill that comes naturally to Babe, and she shines the brightest when she is with her family – especially the babies.
The knowledge that you are losing bits and pieces of yourself throughout each day could be quite the struggle.