The Sun Now Shines!


Sunshine by Tabitha

Thank God! The sun is once again shinning and I am smiling again! I want to thank each and every one of you who left me words of love and encouragement. I believe the date of Katrina being three days away from my Grandma's birthday (9/1) was a bit much for me this year. But, I am feeling better, hopeful and extremely blessed today. I prayed and cried extra this weekend until I just fell asleep. Ever have one of those cries? When you wake up you are refreshed and renewed! So, now I move on and what better way to start this off than by counting my blessings.

I'm So Deeply Grateful:
-That I was surrounded by love this weekend (I felt your love)
-That my family and I survived Katrina
-That we were supported and given a new life in Texas
-For God's word (I needed it more than ever this weekend)
- That I had my Grandma in my life for 37 of the 38 years I've been here
-For the loving conversations we would have
-That she was the epitome of a true role model
-That she loved me and I felt it deep in my spirit
-For God's grace, mercy, humility and passion
-For the laughter that bubbled out of me just when I needed it
-For late night pancakes with my family
-That I can cry and upon waking He has refreshed my soul
-For tight hugs, warm kisses and LOTS of doggie kisses as well :)
-For life and death and the lessons in between

*Starting September 1st my family and I are going to celebrate my Grandmother's life. We will be doing "A Celebration of Grams." Each day in September we are going to do a kind act in honor of our Grandmother. On her actual birthday (Tuesday) we will be releasing balloons to Heaven. :)

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14 comments:

  1. Beautful thought for your grams! I am grateful for my healthy son, loving husband, caring family, and the many people who send me comment love among other things!

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  2. such an affirming post....i am glad i took a moment from my day to read this...thanks for writing it....
    Have a good life :)

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  3. So lovely to hear your sun is shining again! What a wonderful tribute to your Grams! Beautiful!

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  4. I'm so glad you're feeling better - more uplifted and joyful. Funny how the sun came out here, too --- your energy is THAT powerful and needed!

    May your day be as beautiful as you are, and filled with unexpected miracles.

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  5. So very glad you are feeling better today hon!! No wonder you were feeling down! I love the idea of celebrating your Grandmother hon!! Wonderful!
    Happy hugs today, Sarah

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  6. What a beautiful tribute to your grandma! I know she is smiling with you. Beautiful post filled with positivity and love. I'm so happy that you are shining again!

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  7. Tabitha, I am so glad you are feeling better...that is a tremendous blessing right there!

    What a lovely thing to do for your grandmother, it sounds like it will be a wonderful month of remembering and celebrating her life!

    God bless you!

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  8. So glad you've walked through the storm to the sunny day on the other side.

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  9. Tabitha ,glad you are better today.grandmothers are special and your way to honor her is beautiful.
    Her blessings and guidance will always be with you
    blessings
    sema

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  10. I'm so glad you feel better!! xo

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  11. Oh Tabitha, I love to hear of that "laughter that bubbled out of me just when I needed."

    May your days be filled with joy and laughter.

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  12. This is a lovely way to celebrate the life of your grandmother.

    I am glad the sun is shining for you again.

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You bless me with your presence! Tabitha♥

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