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Monday, March 5, 2012


This is more of a personal post, but I feel that many of us go through these same emotions.  These emotions are what make me me.  I sit here and type this with a heavy heart.  There have been so many tragic things happening in the world, and in my own personal life.  I have always believed that God has a bigger, greater picture in mind---that things I may not understand for years to come.  I believe that he's on my side, and will lead me through whatever comes my way.  I pray that he gives me the strength and patience because I hear everything comes in threes.

I lost a co-worker, friend, "adoptive" mom.  She was such a cheerful person--always smiling, always happy go lucky. Our staff is just in shock. It's going to be different, that's for sure. 

It just goes to show me how short life truly is--never let a day go by without telling someone you love them.  Make the most of your time by spending it with family and friends.  Hug your loved ones tight--every night.  Slow down this busy world we live in, and just enjoy. 

Thanks for listening to my little speech, and allowing me to express my feelings on here.  It's definitely nice to know I have so many "friends" in bloggy world.


  1. My thoughts are with you. I am so sorry you have to go through this, but so glad you feel you can share it with us. We are a support system and everyone needs one. Take care.

    First in Maine

  2. Thank you for this post - I needed to be reminded this morning how fast someone special can leave this earth. I am so sorry for your loss and I can't imagine what you might be going through. All I can say is that I will be keeping you in my prayers and here is you are in need of anything!!
    When days are stressful, sometimes all we can see is the stress of it all, but while reading your post, I was completely settled in my heart. I am sending you many hugs & tons of kisses your way!!


    The 3AM Teacher

  3. Ugh....I have been there...and it can feel horrible. I experienced a similar situation. I continuously prayed that God would take the "edge" off, because it hurts so bad!. God is an anazing God who answers & hears your prayers. I will be praying for you. Shelly

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  5. I am so sorry to read about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole school.

    When you feel up to it, come check out the lovely award that I have given you.

    First Grade Magic

  6. I'm so sorry to hear about your loss.
     Chrissy

    First Grade Found Me

  7. I am sorry about your loss! Bloggy love, hugs and prayers to you!

  8. Thinking of you and sending thoughts and prayers your way!

    We are ALL Special!

  9. I will be praying for your staff! I am so sorry for your lost. I agree that we all need to slow down and take the time to treasure the moments we have with our loved ones!

  10. I'm sorry for your loss. Thanks for the reminder to slow down - to live life instead of just survive. Hugs!

    Oh My Little Classity Class


First Grade and Fabulous

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