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M-B-Dancing-225x300I saw a picture of my sister on FB,  in the hospital bed, with oxygen mask.  I wish I hadn’t seen it because I don’t want that to be my memory of her.  It didn’t look like her because she has lost so much weight, it was terribly sad and heartbreaking.

We are preparing ourselves for telling her goodbye and each one is doing it our own particular way.  The person who posted the picture is no doubt trying to come to grips with what is really happening, and is facing the reality, no matter how much it hurts to do that.

I choose to show Martha as she has always been to me, a warm smile, a great laugh, a good natured, calm, beautiful person.  I want to remember her as she danced with Bobby, her husband of 65 years, at our niece Mandy’s wedding. I want to remember the fun and brightness she brought into our home.  I want to remember her as I have always known her, my wonderful ‘big’ sister.

Goal for the new year:

December 26th, 2014 Comments off

Photo on 2013-10-20 at 21.33To  study the Bible with more understanding, and to apply it more fully to my life.

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