How does a mother survive the murder of her daughter, continue to stay alive and even thrive? My journal and blog helped me to answer some of my questions. I have written about my struggles, my... More > questions and the relationships that helped and hurt. I decided to share this with anyone who has lost someone in their lives; whether suddenly or after an extended illness, with the prayer that I might help you to walk through your journey. You are not alone.< Less
This is our story after the murder of our daughter Tonia. One of the things I needed when she died were answers to questions. How does anyone survive the loss of a child, the maze of the legal... More > process and all the different emotions that swirled around us?
How does a mother survive the murder of her daughter, continue to stay alive and even thrive? My journal and blog helped me to answer some of my questions.
Our story is about being imperfect people with a perfect God on our side. I was upset, angry, disillusioned and very depressed at times. I yelled at God. I pleaded with God. At the end of that time, God wrapped His arms around me and took my emotions. God’s way of forgiveness and love and peace was the right choice. It gave me the strength to move on. It gave the peace to even thrive. I hope you can hear God’s voice in your life and in your heart.< Less