Today, I feel the absence of Annie on this trip more than any of the days that have passed by so far. There were moments on the airplane, when I looked at the empty seat next to me and I really felt like crying but I held back – at least until the toilet was vacant. I haven’t got a problem with crying – or crying in public at that (well, maybe just a little) – but for whatever reason I’d consider it a bit unnerving to see someone burst into tears at 30,000 feet and so I held off. A lot of things have been said about grief but I wonder if it’s ever been said that with great grief (and altitude) comes great responsibility?
About an hour from now I’ll be checking in at my gate in Heathrow Airport, Lord’s Willing, headed out to see family in Pennsylvania. Back in June I made my first flight anywhere without my Annie – indeed my first ever flight alone. That little trip to Switzerland did little to prepare me for this second, longer flight across the Atlantic. Continue reading
I recently posted regarding the thanksgiving service videos now available through my Vimeo channel. There were subsequently a few issues I have now ironed out. I have updated those previous two posts and they now include a new link to a dedicated Vimeo ‘channel’ where viewing the thanksgiving service videos is much easier and better!
In His Arms,
Click here for introduction and link to the videos of my Annie’s Thanksgiving Service.
In His Arms,
On April 5th, 2013 the last of three unimaginable days of my life came to be and pass. The first of those three was my wedding day, the second, the passing of my dear Annie and the third, the laying to rest of the body of my sweetheart, my best friend, my helper, my wife, my dearest of dearest, my Annie.
Aren’t pictures amazing? Continue reading
A wretch like me
By His Grace
For the past twelve years, tomorrow could never come soon enough. Continue reading