Thursday, May 22, 2008

Mamaw


There is no art to post tonight. I just have had no time to work lately but I am hoping to get there soon. I have had a very emotional day today, not real sure why but non-the-less, still emotional. Ever had one of those days when you just feel on the verge of tears all day? Well, that's me. First of all, I have been thinking of my Mamaw so much the past few weeks. It's like she is constantly on my mind, and then I realize that her birthday was May 18th. Duh, no wonder. I know she is home with the Lord but man it is just so hard here without her. Let me fill some of you in a bit. My Mamaw was my Mom's, Mother and she was seriously the most amazing woman. She was everything God intended her to be. She was patient, kind, loving, honest, compassionate, forgiving...shall I go on? She had a special relationship with the Lord, for sure. She was my best friend. She passed in June of 2006 just five short months after her husband (my Papaw, who was also a great man of God) I loved our talks and our shopping trips, I miss her so very much but one thing that is so crazy is that even in her death she still teaches me to lean into God and to love Him with all my heart and He will take care of us. I can't really explain it in detail or this post would be a thousand pages long but throughout the last two years, through missing my Mamaw I have learned to appreciate my Lord so much more and to deepen my walk with Him. Do any of you remember that old hymn...Oh, How I love Jesus? I have caught myself humming it all day today. Oh how thankful I am that I can take on this life with the knowledge that Jesus has it all under control. I went back and watched the Laminin video again and was so touched all over again. If you haven't watched it look for my post entitled, Thank you Julie Brooks. It really is amazing. Well, my pot boiled over at the last five minutes of Grey's tonight. I'm sure it had nothing to do with the show but the somewhat emotional ending just pushed me over my limit and the floodgates opened up. My husband is so funny, he just reached over and handed me a tissue. He was probably thinking, oh dear here she goes. Well I just thought I would share some of my thoughts tonight, I'll leave you with with a beautiful picture of my dear Mamaw. Goodnight.

5 comments:

Jaime said...

Hope your feeling not so blue soon. It is hard to remember the loved ones we miss, but it is easier to remember the things we loved about them and the special times we shared. My G-pa will be gone 4 years this September and it still gets me.

Rima said...

Sorry to hear that you are feeling so down at the moment Kim, although I can relate as I have just returned from New Zealand from a funeral as my gorgeous auntie of 84 years passed away suddenly & unexpectantly. Heres a (((HUG))) for you to hopefully cheer you up a bit.
x
Rima

Michelle said...

What a beautiful post. You've inspired me to pay tribute to my gandma!

Thanks!

Claireabelle said...

Chin up girl, sending you a big hug
x

Pauline said...

Hello, Kim, I hope that by now your mood will have been lifted by family and friends. There is nothing wrong with missing those who have gone to be with the Lord. Just think, she is actually with the Lord!!! She can see Him as He really is. How awesome is that?