Category Archives: Lilly

Five Years with Jesus

Five years ago Lilly went to be with Jesus.  Five years.  I keep picturing tally marks–one set down an eternity to go.  How many will there be before I see her again?  If I am completely honest, I would have … Continue reading

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Lilly Thoughts

The day I have been dreading since Lilly went home has finally arrived.  Last week Liberty told me, “I don’t really remember when we had Lilly.”  It’s not surprising.  I expected it, hence, the dread.  Liberty was only 2 when Lilly … Continue reading

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Liberty’s Kindergarten Graduation Weekend

This past weekend my sister and her family and my parents all came to visit.  We all love it when they can come!  They arrived on Saturday around lunchtime and we all ate at Pops.  After lunch we came back to … Continue reading

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2 years ago…

today our daughter met her High Priest.  What a beautiful thought.  We had this picture taken back in February.  It makes me think of what it must feel like to meet Jesus.  One of my favorite images of Christ is … Continue reading

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The day Jesus came to get Lilly…

Last night on our way home from bible study, Liberty asked me to tell her the story about when Jesus came to get Lilly.  Her questions about Lilly pop up at the most random times, but I cherish every opportunity to … Continue reading

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I find myself overwhelmed this morning with a longing to see my Jesus face to face.  One of the most precious gifts God gave me when He took Lilly home was a true an honest longing and anticipation for Heaven.  … Continue reading

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Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week

This week is Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week.  In the year and a half since our daughter died, I haven’t been very outspoken about the disease or what is happening in the field as far as research goes.  Truthfully, its because … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to my sweet Lilly

Today Lilly would have been 3. I am celebrating that God allowed me to be her mommy for 20 months. I miss her more today than ever. I feel so blessed that she was born. Even though the journey has … Continue reading

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My heart…One year later

One year ago today our precious beloved was reunited with her Creator in Heaven. I just want to share with you all some of what we have experienced in the year since Lilly went home. First, God’s amazing peace has … Continue reading

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Visiting Lilly

Lilly is buried in a historic cemetary in Rochester, Texas. The towns population is 378 and the cemetary is surrounded on all four sides with acres and acres of cotton fields. She is surrounded by generations of family going back … Continue reading

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