Tuesday, June 1, 2010

But Through the Glory of God

This past week I lost my mother.  She had suffered many years with health problems that caused her great pain.  I’m sorry that she suffered for all those years, but I know now that she suffers no more.  God has delivered her from this momentary mortal life and has welcomed her to her new home in Heaven for eternity.  Mom often talked about what she believed would happen after death and I would marvel in her excitement of expecting a better existence.

My mother was a wonderful woman who was a born again Christian who knew no strangers and was very strong willed and compassionate.  She often gave of herself so that others could have.  In talking with the caregivers from the nursing home where she lived for the past 2 years I found out she was instrumental in assisting in the recovery of others.  She would help to care for others at the home that could not take care of themselves.  She would assist in their rehab and keep them busy when they were feeling lonely and depressed.  She loved to play all kinds of board and card games. 

All that is good in me came from my Mother and Father.  I miss them both dearly, but I know that we will all be together again some day, but through the Glory of God.

I Love You Mom….I will see you again in Heaven….

John 11:25  Jesus said, "I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die like everyone else, will live again.”

1 Corinthians 15:21 So you see, just as death came into the world through a man, Adam, now the resurrection from the dead has begun through another man, Christ.

Psalm 23 David’s Prayer……The LORD [is] my shepherd I shall not want…He maketh me to lie down in green pastures…he leadeth me beside the still waters…He restoreth my soul…he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake…Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death…I will fear no evil...for thou [art] with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me…Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies…thou anointest my head with oil…my cup runneth over…Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life…and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever


  1. I'm sorry you lost your mother, but I'm also happy for her. As you were describing her, it reminded me of my mother. She died in a nursing home too and she, too, helped other people there. She couldn't do much because of her state of dementia, but she did what she could.
    Blessings to you, Mike, as you both grieve and rejoice.

  2. Mike, We claim these scriptures as the promises of God. May you find comfort in them as you grieve the loss of your mother. It sounds like she made a difference in the lives of others right up to her passing. What a legacy she leaves you. Peace.

  3. I'm so very sorry, Mike. Thank you for allowing us this brief glance at her unselfish love.... an angel on earth.


  4. She is where she couldn't wait to be.
    Reading many Out of the Body Experiences, they all say the same thing. They never wanted to return (here)...
    Her mansion in the sky will be great.
    God bless you heaps Mike...
    And, remember your mothers special smile.
    (don't know why I wrote that?)

  5. I'm sorry about the loss of your Mom, Mike. I know how tough that can be. It will be 3 yrs. this Wed. that my Mom went to be with Jesus. I take comfort in knowing I'll see her again one day too. God bless you.

  6. Missing you guys.♥♥♥

    What are you doing for the Fourth?