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Turning 6…

A while ago I had a conversation with someone and they made the following statement to me. Divorce is more difficult to deal with than death. Because with death you grieve for like a year and then you get over it. With divorce you have to deal with that person every day. I was literally […]

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2 years…

There isn’t much that I can say about Gavin that I haven’t talked about before.  I could sit and just talk about him forever if someone would give me the time.  But today on this day I just want to see him the only way I know I can see him.  I just want to […]

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Remembering…

  “…sometimes sadness is beautiful…” That was a quote that I heard this past Sunday at the Remembrance Service at duPont.  I think if I would have heard that quote years ago I would have disagreed.  But reflecting over the past 5 years I would have to agree with that. During the service on Sunday […]

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June 14, 2006…

The phone rings.  I wake up from my deep slumber to answer my phone.  I said..“hey…whats going on“, and on the other end of the phone I hear Karen say “I’ve been having contractions for an hour and the Dr’s can’t stop them this time…. It’s really happening you need to get down here as […]

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Blessed Be…

When Karen and I were in the first few months of marriage we took a worship leader position for a church plant that our home church Morning Star Fellowship was starting in a town about 45 mins away.  I remember when were in our worship leading days Blessed Be Your Name was one of the […]

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More Than Hallelujah…

Yesterday on my way home from work I was listening to our local christian radio station, and a song came one. I recognized the artist. It was Amy Grant. I didn’t know the tune she was singing and figured it was something new she had come out with and immediately it wasn’t my taste so […]

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Breakthrough…

From the time I posted my little blurb last night to this morning I had a break through… a personal revelation if you will. To say I have been in a funk the past couple weeks regarding this blog is an understatement.  Just to bring myself to post anything you think it was WWIII going […]

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Always Remembering…

Since December 10th when Angela was finally placed with us life has take the crazy route again.  There is so much that we need to do to get ourselves up to speed with all of her conditions.  Doctors appointments, therapies, filed our intent of adoption, had her fit for a new wheelchair.  You name it […]

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1 year…

Ugh…. to be very honest. I really have no idea what to write this morning. My heart aches for my son….. Even though time will move forward, and we have heard the saying that it will get easier over time… my heart will always ache for Gavin. He was my flesh and blood that will […]

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Saying No…

This is an old video of Gavin when he was around 18 months just had a Central Line re-placed.  He had a habit of wanting to pulling it, and we had to tell him not too.. Well I dont know what it was about me saying No to him….but he would just start crying….it was […]

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