Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Presence is REAL


Pat is at peace, that same love and peace of God also surrounds and uphold all of us, her family, and all who mourn. Neither death nor any created thing is able to separate us from the divine love we … Continue reading

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True Love is for all eternity


I am reading Vanauken’s “Under the Mercy” and am deeply moved and completely agree with his thoughts on marriage (the one-flesh union) which LOVE promises and points to. Marriage vows are NOT vows to each other but the vows are … Continue reading

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Sharing the Grief Journey


Another insight into Patricia and why we were so well matched. Being an only child and being the middle child of seven results in our sharing a lot of characteristics. It is also why I’m having trouble coping with being … Continue reading

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Three more poems by Patricia Bow.


Pat kept notebooks in which she wrote writing ideas; story ideas, characters, poems, etc. When she had used one she carefully crossed out the notes she had used. In her 1978 – 1986, notes (some still unused) I found three … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis seems to speaking directly to me in Pat’s own words.


Wow this is remarkable! In “Quiet Love” I quote Pat’s thoughts on our marriage as “sort of communicating bubbles” and how she thought our type of marriage, two touching circles,  “is the best”. Reading C. S. Lewis “A Grief Observed” … Continue reading

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Am I dying?


I woke up this morning thinking I am dying; odd as physically I feel fine. No aches and pains or lumps in the legs or migraines like Pat. While I am eagerly and impatiently waiting to see Pat again, I … Continue reading

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ACQUAINTED WITH GRIEF


Originally posted on Eric C. Bow:
There is a question that keeps coming up on all the Grief boards I read: “does my loved one in heaven feel grief and sorrow for her earthly losses?”  There doesn’t seem to be…

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