Feeling . . .

We are feeling a little overwhelmed emotionally.  Sometimes life throws lemons at us and it feels impossible to make lemonade.

Barb’s mom started having medical issues in January requiring surgery, rehabilitation facility, hospital again, rehabilitation facility, and hospice diagnosis in early March.

John’s uncle passed away in early March the same week Mom was put on hospice with a funeral on March 23.

Our brother-in-law (John’s sister’s husband) committed suicide on April 2.  We are still feeling shock, anger, and guilt at not noticing anything out of the ordinary.  Services are next weekend.

Discussing and putting all of this in writing made us realize we’ve had a lot happen in a short amount of time.   We know things will get better, not on our timeline, but on His.

 

9 thoughts on “Feeling . . .

  1. Oh wow, John, and Barb- that is a huge amount of loss, and sadness! My deepest sympathies on the loss of your uncle, and brother in law. I pray for peace and comfort for all. And sadness about your mother. Hospice is hard to accept. Especially since you know there will be another loss soon. My prayers are with y’all. Take the time to grieve, and comfort one another.

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