Prayer Devotional: Day 275

As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him. – Psalms 103:13 NIV Father’s Day can be bittersweet for those of us whose dads have passed away, but our Heavenly Father is worthy of celebration, too. When we are tempted to complain, we can thank ourContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 275”

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Prayer Journal: Day 195

Day 195 A Reflection on the Five-Year Anniversary of my Dad’s Death Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer. – Psalms 19:14 KJV Today, on the five-year anniversary of my dad’s death, I am taking a moment toContinue reading “Prayer Journal: Day 195”

A Tribute to My Dad on the Anniversary of His Death

Today is the three-year anniversary of the death of my dad. In life, my dad taught me many things, but in death, he continues to teach me, although he is physically no longer with us. This year, the lesson is mindfulness. Last year, I failed to completely unplug from technology on March 14th, which disruptedContinue reading “A Tribute to My Dad on the Anniversary of His Death”

A Eulogy for My Dad

This is the first Easter Sunday my family will celebrate without my dad. He passed away on 3/14/16 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Here is the link to his obituary. For those who couldn’t make it to his celebration of life, I am sharing the eulogy I wrote for him and the recording of theContinue reading “A Eulogy for My Dad”

A Tribute to Auntie Lena

Auntie Lena PEPPINO, Martina “Lena” 93, of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away February 21, 2016. – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?n=martina-peppino&pid=177810159&fhid=15209#sthash.7wguM2py.8BVBHxgl.dpuf Auntie Lena was kind to everyone. Her kindness touched all those she loved and took care of. Although she never married or had children of her own, she was like a mother to multipleContinue reading “A Tribute to Auntie Lena”